Official photo of
H.S.H. Prince Albert IInd
On the 31st of March 2005, in accordance with the Statutes of the Sovereign Family and after informing H.S.H. Crown Prince Albert - the Secretary of State convoked the Council of the Crown. The Council of the Crown determined that His Serene Highness Prince Rainier III was not able to carry out his functions of State and declared that H.S.H. Crown Prince Albert would act as Regent from that point on.
On the 6th of April 2005, H.S.H. Prince Albert II succeeded his father, Prince Rainier III, who died on this day following a series of afflictions to his heart, lung and kidneys which had required his hospitalization since the 7th of March 2005.
Since 1984, H.S.H. Prince Albert work alongside with His Father in the management of State affairs.
In other respects, The Prince is responsible for activities in various sectors:
- Monte-Carlo Television Festival and Imagina
- Activities within the International Olympic Committee
- In the Cultural Field
- In the Economic Field
- In the Field of Humanitarian Action
- In the International Arena