Three agreements signed at the Commission de Cooperation Franco-Monegasque meeting last week.
The Franco-Monegasque Commission developed from the Friendship Treaty (Traite d'Amitie) that was signed between France and Monaco in 2002. Following the treaty Franco-Monegasque relations developed from "friendly protection" (defined in the 1918 Convention) into "common destiny". Within the spirit of this, the Commission meets once a year providing a framework for regular consultations between the two countries. The 5th session met in Paris on 9th November, where 3 bilateral agreements were signed relating to:
Other subjects of common interest discussed included health and social services cooperation, environment, and the possibility for Monegasque young people to benefit from the French volontariat international en entreprise (VIE) temporary work contracts.