Constitution Day Service and Intangible Cultural Heritage Inventory Launch, Oct. 14, 2019

SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY) – On Monday, October 14, 2019, the Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) in collaboration with the St. Maarten National Commission (NatCom) for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will be hosting a Constitution Day Ecumenical Church Service and an official launch.. read more →

St. Maarten accepted in Memory of the World Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean

St. Maarten has its first successful entrée of its documentary heritage in the Memory of the World Register for Latin America and Caribbean. The Memory of the World Programme (MoW) is a UNESCO initiative, created in 1992, aimed at preserving the documentary heritage of the world – housed in libraries, archives and museums – as a symbol of the collective.. read more →

Methodist Agogic Center-Comprehensive Secondary Education (MAC-CSE) becomes a member of the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet)

The Methodist Agogic Center-Comprehensive Secondary Education (MAC-CSE) has officially received its membership status in the UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network ASPnet. St Maarten became the 182nd member state to join the ASPnet Programme.   The northern side of the island already has an UNESCO Associated school, which is the Aline Hanson Elementary school in Sandy Ground. .. read more →