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NEWS: Around the Arctic September 19, 2012 - 9:28 am

Photo: Prince Albert plans visit to Nunavut, Nunavik

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Prince Albert II of Monaco, centre, and his wife Princess Charlene, at left, seen here wearing traditional reindeer fur clothing during their March 2012 visit to the Saami town of Kautokeino in Norway, are slated to visit Nunavut and Nunavik this week. They are expected to arrive in Iqaluit Sept. 19 and depart for Kuujjuaq in Nunavik Sept. 20. Details of their agenda have not yet been officially released, but Prince Albert is likely to announce support for projects that support the objectives of his Prince Albert II de Monaco Foundation.
Prince Albert II of Monaco, centre, and his wife Princess Charlene, at left, seen here wearing traditional reindeer fur clothing during their March 2012 visit to the Saami town of Kautokeino in Norway, are slated to visit Nunavut and Nunavik this week. They are expected to arrive in Iqaluit Sept. 19 and depart for Kuujjuaq in Nunavik Sept. 20. Details of their agenda have not yet been officially released, but Prince Albert is likely to announce support for projects that support the objectives of his Prince Albert II de Monaco Foundation. "I decided to set up a Foundation whose purpose is to protect the environment and to encourage sustainable development (...). By definition, this is a common global challenge that requires urgent and concrete action in response to three major environmental issues: climate change, biodiversity and water." Read more later about Prince Albert's visit on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (PHOTO COURTESY OF THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR REINDEER HUSBANDRY)

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