Anne Brasseur is in town to review Monaco's progress in meeting all the requirements for membership of the Council of Europe.
Monaco joined the Council of Europe in 2004, and a first review stage was completed in 2009, with the Principality successfully making advances in the status of the judiciary and in fighting money laundering.
A second phase is now under way, with Brasseur mandated to study Monaco's achievements since 2009. She says there's a lot to do:
However the European representative says that the Principality may not have sufficient resources to make the necessary changes quickly and should ask the Council of Europe for help.