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Drowning prevention conference at the Monaco Pavilion

On Wednesday, March 23rd at the Monaco Pavilion of the Dubai World Expo 2020, the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation organized a thematic conference on drowning prevention.

Mr. Stathis Avramidis (Greek Lifesaving Sports Association), Mr. Shafkat Hossain (CIPRB), Mr. Matteo Cavalleroni (Helpcode Italia), Mrs. Kate Eardly (RNLI) and Mr. Chey Rattana (Helpcode Cambodia)

Several of the Foundation’s partners gathered in Dubai coming from England, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Greece, Italy, and Monaco to present their organization and the projects set up to combat drowning in their respective countries of intervention. This meeting provided an opportunity to discuss the Foundation’s support in these international initiatives, pedagogical aspects, positive and negative points, identify short- and medium-term objectives, and propose a recent assessment of the projects and their impact on communities.

This conference was also an opportunity to discuss the various activities and awareness-raising actions to mark the new World Drowning Prevention Day, which is held on 25 July, and to discuss the changes made at the national and international levels following the United Nations Resolution on Global Drowning Prevention in April 2021.

On this occasion, the Foundation was able to count on the presence of:

We also wish to thank the Pavillon de Monaco and Monaco 360° for their welcome.