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 →

St. Maarten National Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Inventory Exercise

PHILIPSBURG – The Department of Culture and the St. Maarten National Commission (NatCom) for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports (MECYS) has begun phase two of the St. Maarten National Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Inventory.  An ICH Inventory is the process of identifying and.. read more →

New Executive Board Regional Committee

The Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO would like to congratulate Mr. Alfonso Blijden on his election to the Vice president position on the New Executive Board of the Regional Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean, UNESCO Memory of the World Programme for 2016-2017! https://mowlac.wordpress.com/comite-regional/regional-committee/ Mr. Alfonso Blijden (4th person in the first row,.. read more →