On April 26 Prince Albert attended a gala evening in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel. The evening also marked the launch of the association "Monaco Friends of Israel".
Prince Albert this morning going to see as a Jeeper balloon, a prototype of an ecological balloon, created on the initiative of the club "Les Aeronautes de Monaco", takes off from the square in front of the Prince's Palace of Monaco for a five-hour flight, as part of the "Next Generation Project".
Prior to the gala for the Prince Albert Foundation Prince Albert participated in a conference about the environment and sustainable development and held a speech entitled "Air, sea and land: vital issues of this century". The conference took place at the Centre for Fine Arts Brussels: