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 presented copies of the DVD ‘Pride in our African Heritage’ produced by the students of SIMARC (Sint Maarten Archaeological Center) under the supervision of Dr. Jay Havisier and initiated by the Sint Maarten.. read more →

Intangible Cultural Heritage Field Inventory Exercise Targeting Young People

From July 20 – 24, 2015, the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO organized a five (5) day intangible cultural heritage (ICH) field inventory exercise targeting young people from various youth organizations in the community. Minister Claret Connor, delivered the welcome remarks on Monday, July 20th thanked the young people for participating in this important and valuable.. 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 →