Prince Albert II of Monaco receives German Ocean Award (“Deutscher Meerespreis”)

The President of the Mediterranean Science Commission honoured for his long-standing commitment for the oceans

In recognition of his long-standing commitment to the research, preservation and protection of the oceans, the President of the Scientific Commission of the Mediterranean (CIESM) H.S.H. Prince Albert II today received the German Ocean Award (“Deutscher Meerespreis”) in Kiel, Germany. The prize, which is jointly awarded by GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Deutsche Bank, is given annually and comes with a prize money of 10,000 Euros. The award ceremony formed part of the opening ceremony of the 41st International Congress of the Mediterranean Commission, a scientific congress attended by more than 500 scientists from 50 countries.