Agri \ Cultural Training Program by Spaceless Gardens

The St. Maarten National Commission for UNESCO would like to congratulate Mr. Denicio Wyatte of Spaceless Gardens for commencing the Agri \ Cultural Training Skill Enhancement Program in the St. Peters Community. Spaceless Gardens is a recipient of funding from UNESCO via the Participation Programme 2016-2017. The goal of this Agri \ Cultural Training Program is to spark interest.. read more →

2016 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition Commerative Event

August 23rd was the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. To commemorate the UN observance, the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with the Africa Caribbean Heritage Alliance (ACHA) and the Philipsburg Jubilee Library showed the DVD, ‘The Middle Passage’ a HBO Documentary and held a dialogue.. 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 →