16/06/2024 - 16/06/2024
San Martín

Organized by the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with the UNESCO Kingston Cluster Office for the Caribbean, a national consultation was held on 03 and 04 July 2014 at the University of St. Maarten. The meeting brought together some 21 participants representing government and non-government organizations, crafts association, Fisherman Foundations/Union, culture experts, musicians and practitioners from St. Maarten. The objective of the national consultation was to sensitize the stakeholders on the upcoming project ‘Strengthening the capacities of Suriname and Dutch Caribbean islands for implementing the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage’ funded by an earmarked contribution of the government of the Netherlands to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund.