You’re going to have to invest in that. As part of the Envelope region, we have made 7.2 million available for the implementation of the coral restoration plan. Another part that is currently running, also with tourism organizations, is certifying destinations and tourist locations as Blue Destination destination.
Knops 2: The Netherlands Has No Intentions Of Taking Over The $72 Million Grant Loan St Maarten Has With The World Bank
arrangements that had to be concluded, for example an establishment agreement that the government of Sint Maarten had to conclude, so that the World Bank can legally work well on Sint Maarten. That’s taken way too long. Covid got over it, so people weren’t allowed to fly in and out. That made it complicated, too. B
Knops 1: €352 MILLION Deposited In Trust Fund, 9 Projects Underway. 2 Being Prepared Worth $419 Million. 2000+ Participants Income Support/Training. 1300+ Roofs Repaired
We have currently deposited €352m into the trust fund. Nine projects are in progress and two are in preparation, worth $419 million. We have successfully completed an income support and training project with 2,000 participants, who are therefore more employable in the labour market. More than 1,300 roofs have been repaired. More than 100 shipwrecks in the Simpson Bay Lagoon have been cleared. The new building of the hospital has started. The tender for the reconstruction of the airport is currently underway. The tenders have just been received and are currently being assessed.
Minister Of Interior, Raymond Knops Under Fire: Dutch Parliament Debating Minister Knops For The Next Six Hours And Ask Questions About Sint Maarten, Aruba, And Curacao Latest Update
The Senate wants to use the discussion of the budget for Kingdom Relations to exchange ideas more deeply with Knops now that the end of his term of office is approaching. The following senators will speak: Paul Rosenmöller (GroenLinks), Arda Gerkens (SP), Toine Beukering (Nanninga Group, ex-Forum for Democracy), Jeroen Recourt (PvdA), Boris Dittrich (D66), Ria Oomen (CDA) , Annemarie Jorritsma (VVD), Peter Schalk (SGP), Peter Nicolaï (Party for the Animals) and Ton Raven (Independent States faction). The debate can be followed on Tuesday from 1.55 p.m. (Dutch time) Some of this info gleened from ￼￼
FULL Details Jacobs/Knops meeting amicable, but Parliament reassurance still needed. Knops and Rolando Brison communicated, still disagree about U.N. Petition.
Jacobs said that in a follow-up meeting held on Tuesday arranged by the Dutch Representation Office in St. Maarten, Chairperson of Parliament Rolando Brison joined the conversation and was able to convey the intentions of the petition submitted to the UN Rapporteur. “The State Secretary still expects to receive such in writing and if it satisfies him and his colleagues who have been mandated by the RMR to decide such, we can proceed.”
Latest Info English/Dutch PDF Letter to Parliament on the decision-making of the Kingdom Council of Ministers on the liquidity need of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten (ACS), second quarter 2021
At the end of 2020, an agreement was reached with the autonomous countries of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten (hereinafter: the countries) regarding the country packages, in which reforms were agreed. This with the aim of strengthening the financial, economic, institutional and social resilience of the countries in such a way that the countries will be better able to independently absorb external shocks, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, in the future. As a condition for receiving the necessary liquidity support for the countries, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten must implement these reforms.
Updated Breaking! Minister Knops Power Overrules The Council: COHO Controversy Fully Explained English & Dutch
On Monday, Dossier Kingdom Relations reported that the Council of State has passed a damning judgment on the draft Kingdom Act for the establishment of the Caribbean body for reform and development (COHO) that must direct and supervise the spending of loans that the Netherlands has on Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten will provide as well as the implementation of the required reforms. Today the sequel. In a way, the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations comes above the governments of the countries In its 20-page advisory report, the Council of State of the Kingdom of the Kingdom Act filters the Caribbean body for reform and development (Coho). It starts off nicely: The Advisory Division of the Council of State appreciates the intentions expressed
ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Letter to parliament about third tranche of liquidity support to Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten and draft Kingdom Act Caribbean Reformation Entity
ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Letter to parliament about third tranche of liquidity support to Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten and draft Kingdom Act Caribbean