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Monte-Carlo GALA 2020 For Planetary Health – Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

GALA 2020

MONTE-CARLO GALA FOR PLANETARY HEALTH
Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

Taking place on Thursday 24 September 2020, the Monte Carlo Gala For Planetary Health provides crucial support towards the Foundation’s initiatives, as well as the Foundation’s ongoing environmental emergency fund in response to global catastrophes.

The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the world’s leading Foundation for the protection of the Environment, honored musician and environmental activist Sting at the fourth annual Monte-Carlo Gala for Planetary Health, dedicated to Ocean, Earth, and Humanity.

Presided by HSH Prince Albert II of  Monaco, alongside HSH Princess Charlene of  Monaco, the fundraising Gala took place on Thursday, 24 September 2020, on the Terraces of the Opera of Monaco, with COVID-19 protocols strictly enforced for the health and safety of all guests, and for those working behind the scenes.

17-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Sting was honored by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco on behalf of his environmental activism, most notably for his work through the Rainforest Foundation.

Dame Helen MirrenKate Beckinsale, and Andy Garcia served as Masters of Ceremony. Each separately shared from the stage their personal commitments to the work the Foundation does, and their concerns for the ongoing crisis our Planet faces.

Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress Leona Lewis was the evening’s delightful headline performer. Supporting the Foundation at the Gala, a list of notables included actresses Maisie Williams (“Game of Thrones,”) and Sienna Miller (“The Loudest Voice” “Wander Darkly”), and actress, comedian, writer, and producer Rebel Wilson (“Pitch Perfect”), model Alton Mason, and fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger.

“We gave much thought as to whether to hold this event or not, given the prominence of ongoing concerns and health issues”


HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.

Presided by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and founded by Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby, the Gala brought together global philanthropists, policymakers, business leaders, scientists, and celebrities.

This year, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation was proud to partner with the Monaco Red Cross in support of their humanitarian activities on the ground in fighting the global pandemic and climate change. Select projects will be mutually chosen to benefit IFRC with the Foundation’s financial grants.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian network, reaching 150 million people in 192 National Societies, including the Monaco Red Cross, and through the work of over 13.7 million volunteers.

The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation was established on the principles dedicated to mitigating climate change, conserving the integrity of ocean and land ecosystems, and reinforcing the importance of our planet’s health and the health of all humanity. In close to 15 years, the Foundation has raised over $75 million through its fundraising events and supported over 550 global conservation projects.

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Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
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