Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Training for Teachers

Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO and the Department of Interior and Kingdom Relations joined forces to kick off their series of presentations on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). All primary and high schools will be getting an explanation of the 17 Global Goals, which Sint Maarten has adopted, to develop the country. The.. read more →

1st Annual S’Maatin International Mother’s Language Day Competition

On Tuesday February 21st, 2017 the Department of Culture in collaboration with the SG of UNESCO, Ms. Marcellia Henry, hosted the first annual S’Maatin International Mother’s Language Day competition. The competition consisted of students from the St. Maarten Academy/PSVE, and the Charlotte Brookson Academy. The students were divided into two categories; Poetry and Skit/Storytelling. The.. read more →

Intangible Cultural Heritage Inventory

The Department of Culture and Sint Maarten National Commission (NatCom) for the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports (MECYS), aims to identify, record and safeguard St. Maarten’s Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) by conducting a National ICH Inventory.  A National Inventory will enable the Government.. read more →