UNESCO donates $50,000 to Public Schools

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) – UNESCO has approved $50,000 for the purchasing of learning materials for Public Education that were damaged by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. The learning materials that are being referred to are: textbooks, workbooks, and physical education materials. The learning materials are from the different subject areas from the national curriculum.. read more →

St. Maarten’s documentary heritage inscribed in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme International Register

May 29, 2018 marked the anniversary of an historic event that took place: 170 years ago. Monday, May 29, 1848, the day after slavery was abolished in the French territories, 26 slaves residing on the Dutch-side Diamond Estate Plantation took a brave decision and made a dash for freedom across the border to the French.. read more →

3rd Interregional Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO, in Shanghai, China, 13-15 June, 2016

Group Picture of Participants at the 3rd Interregional Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO  The 3rd Interregional Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO was held in Shanghai, China, 13-15 June 2016.  116 countries participated at the meeting.  Some of the topics discussed were: The Role of National Commissions in the implementation of the Agenda 2030, Youth and.. read more →