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2018 - Adoption of new three-year strategic plan (2018-2020)
The Prince’s Government’s efforts were refocused on 11 countries.
In addition to health, education and socio-economic inclusion, particular importance is attached to food security.

2015 - Adoption of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Principality of Monaco is adopting the United Nations sustainable development programme which encompasses all of the challenges to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and guarantee prosperity for all by 2030.

2007 - Creation of the Department of International Cooperation (DCI)
The Department of International Cooperation was created within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to implement projects as part of the Monaco Government’s policy on development aid.

2005 - Accession of H.S.H. Sovereign Prince Albert II
H.S.H. Prince Albert II affirms his determination to make Monaco a country which stands in solidarity in the face of major global challenges, including combatting poverty, preserving the environment and tackling climate change.

2003 - Creation of the International Cooperation Office
Action by the Prince’s Government covers the fields of health, education and micro economy to help African countries.

2000 - Adoption of the Millennium Development Goals
Signature of the Millennium Declaration with the aim of reducing global poverty by half by 2015 through eight goals, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

1993 - Accession of the Principality of Monaco to the United Nations
Monaco becomes the 183rd member state of the United Nations. The Prince’s Government develops its first international development activities in the Mediterranean Basin, focusing on environmental issues.