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 →

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 →