Preparations for the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum

To prepare the 2015 participants for the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum, the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO organized sessions with past youth participants for them to share their knowledge and experiences about the forum. The National Commission would like to thank Mr. Kenneth Serrant and Ms. Melanie Choisy (past Youth Forum participants) for assisting with preparing the 2015 youth.. read more →

Sint Maartener ‘Alfonso Blijden’ now member of Regional Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Memory of the World Programme of UNESCO

Sint Maartener Alfonso Rolando Blijden has been appointed as the country’s representative on the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Regional Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Memory of the World Programme of UNESCO.  This is the first time that the country will be represented at a regional level for one of.. read more →

Youth Parliament Discussion to commemorate the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

To commemorate the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO and the Africa Caribbean Heritage Alliance (ACHA) showed the DVD, ‘The Middle Passage’ and held a discussion with the members of the Youth Parliament on Friday August 21, 2015 at 7pm at the.. read more →