Monaco Hosts 'May It Bee' Event to Discuss Sustainable Urban Development and Eco-Tourism

Monaco hosts 'May It Bee' event in 2024 to address UN's Sustainable Development Goals, featuring experts, workshops, and showcasing the Principality's leadership in sustainable urban development and eco-tourism.

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Monaco Hosts 'May It Bee' Event to Discuss Sustainable Urban Development and Eco-Tourism

Monaco Hosts 'May It Bee' Event to Discuss Sustainable Urban Development and Eco-Tourism

Monaco is hosting a three-day event called 'May It Bee ' from April 23rd to 26th, 2024, dedicated to sustainable living and environmental stewardship. The event, organized by MonAsia and MayBe Sailing, aims to address the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and spotlight Monaco's role as a leader in sustainable urban development and eco-tourism.

The 'May It Bee' event will gather experts, community members, and stakeholders to engage in a dialogue on sustainable cities and discuss innovative solutions and best practices for fostering environmentally friendly and resilient urban environments. Key highlights of the event include:

  • A keynote speech by the MonAsia Association
  • Presentations on the Pelagos and Bee Camino Project
  • A masterclass on mindfulness and pollinators
  • A panel discussion on sustainable cities

The event will feature keynote speeches, presentations, panel discussions, and workshops on topics such as sustainable urban planning, mindfulness, and pollinators. It is an opportunity for participants to collaborate and shape the future towards a more sustainable tomorrow, aligning with the collective duty to safeguard our common home as emphasized in Pope Francis' Laudato Si'.

Why this matters: The 'May It Bee' event highlights Monaco's commitment to sustainable development and its leadership in addressing global environmental challenges. By bringing together experts and fostering dialogue, the event aims to drive meaningful action towards achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and creating a more sustainable future for all.

The event is part of Monaco's preparations for the 2025 World Expo in Osaka, Japan, where the chosen theme is 'Take Care of Wonder'. Monaco Explorations has also shifted its focus to the Mediterranean Sea after a successful mission in the Indian Ocean in 2022. Prince Albert has called on private and public sector donors to increase funding for the 30x30 project, which aims to protect at least 30% of the world's land and oceans.

The 'May It Bee' event is open for registration at It will bring together researchers from the Centre Scientifique de Monaco to present their findings from the Tara Pacific Expedition and discuss reducing waste and pollutants in Port Hercule. The event reflects Monaco's ongoing efforts to promote sustainable practices and environmental conservation both locally and globally.

Key Takeaways

  • Monaco hosting 'May It Bee' event on sustainable living, April 23-26, 2024
  • Event aims to address UN's 17 SDGs and Monaco's leadership in sustainable development
  • Highlights include keynotes, presentations on Pelagos, Bee Camino, and panel discussions
  • Event part of Monaco's preparations for 2025 Osaka World Expo on 'Take Care of Wonder'
  • Monaco Explorations shifts focus to Mediterranean, Prince Albert calls for 30x30 funding