Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions

  from left to right: Stein van Oosteren (Attache Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to UNESCO), Bernardo Aliaga (UNESCO secretariat in Paris), Paul Martens vice-chairperson ICG regional tsunami group Mr. Paul Martens was elected to the vice-chair position on the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for.. read more →

10th Session of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions, May 19-21, 2015 – St. Maarten

Sint Maarten hosted the Tenth Session of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (ICG/CARIBE EWS-X) from 19–21 May 2015 on St. Maarten. Approximately 60 delegates from countries in the wider Caribbean region, IOC-UNESCO, regional organizations and entities, as well as some other stakeholders attended… read more →

UNESCO Sint Maarten and Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Launch UNESCO Sandwatch Educational Program in Local Schools

The Sint Maarten Office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) together with the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation launched its first series of presentations in local schools using the UNESCO Sandwatch program. The presentations focused on plants and trees and the importance of their conservation, mangroves, sea-turtles and marine flora and fauna.. read more →