St. Maarten’s documentary heritage inscribed in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme International Register

May 29, 2018 marked the anniversary of an historic event that took place: 170 years ago. Monday, May 29, 1848, the day after slavery was abolished in the French territories, 26 slaves residing on the Dutch-side Diamond Estate Plantation took a brave decision and made a dash for freedom across the border to the French.. read more →

MAC-CSE Sustainable School Waste Management Center

Methodist Agogic Centre (MAC) Comprehensive Secondary Education (CSE) high school is not allowing red tape, a border or the stalled decision process on solutions for the ever on-fire garbage dump in the middle of Great Salt Pond on the Dutch side of the island stop the community and environmentally-minded efforts of students and faculty. The.. read more →

BAK and USM open partnership for Sustainable Development

Drawing support from the international community, the Department of The Interior and Kingdom Relations (BAK) and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, Drs. Ms. Loekie Morales (BAK) and Ms. Marcellia Henry (MECYS-UNESCO representative), forming the SDGs Think-&-Do Tank (T&DT), have invited officials of the University of St. Martin to initiate a partnership in.. read more →