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Signature of an Agreement Strengthening the Cooperation between the Principality of Monaco and the United States of America under the Visa Waiver Program

July 3rd, the Principality who was represented by M. José Badia, Government Councilor for External Relations, and the United States represented by
M. Charles Rivkin, U.S. Ambassador to Monaco, signed in Monaco a new agreement to improve security of travel between the two countries.

This agreement ensures that information on criminals and most dangerous terrorists are exchanged on a reciprocal basis in accordance with data protection, to guarantee that the information is processed appropriately, and with national laws. This new agreement is part of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), which renews the visa exemption for Monegasque nationals wanting to visit the United States.

The day continued with a private audience granted by H.S.H. Prince Albert II to H.E. Charles Rivkin at the Palace.


Legend: H.E. Charles Rivkin, U.S. Ambassador to Monaco (right) and M. José Badia, Government Councilor for
External Relations (left).