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IPKO
By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Interparliamentary Kingdom Consultation in Aruba completed

ORANJESTAD - A parliamentary delegation from each country in the Dutch Kingdom participated in an interparliamentary consultation (IPKO) in Aruba. This consultation took place on Tuesday, January 9 through Thursday, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Geerlings calls for more substance within Kingdom

ORANJESTAD/THE HAGUE - An urgent call by St. Maarten Member of Parliament (MP) Perry Geerlings of the Democratic Party (DP) to give more content to relations within the Kingdom was rebuffed by the delegation of More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Hurricane, sustainability, climate are focus of IPKO

THE HAGUE - Hurricane Irma, sustainability and climate change and its effect on the small island states are the main themes of next week’s Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation IPKO in Aruba. During the three-day More...

Wescott
By Edition On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Wescot-Williams aims for real progress in The Hague

THE HAGUE - Chairwoman Sarah Wescot-Williams of the St. Maarten Parliament today expressed her hope of real progress during the Inter-Parliamentary Consultation for the Kingdom (IPKO). She said she was disappointed More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Clash during IPKO about Venezuelan refugee problem

THE HAGUE - The increase in tensions in Venezuela also increases the pressure on Aruba and Curaçao. During the first day of the Inter-Parliamentary Conference of the Kingdom (IPKO), tensions were high in the Netherlands, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Integrity a hot topic at first day of IPKO

THE HAGUE - Curaçao and Aruba are learning - or rather trying to learn - a valuable lesson from the continuing discussion about an integrity chamber in St. Maarten. Members of Parliament of both countries wonder More...

Statia
By Edition On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Statia earns support at tripartite meeting

THE HAGUE - St. Eustatius got support on Monday, to some extent, from St. Maarten, Curaçao and Aruba. The parliamentary delegations of all three countries acknowledged that any former colony of the Netherlands More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Tripartite meeting: Perfect Kingdom is distant dream

THE HAGUE - It is difficult to imagine a perfect future when many problems need solving in the present. This was the general message of the delegations of the Parliaments of St. Maarten, Curaçao and Aruba, who More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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IPKO without opposition factions

WILLEMSTAD – The Kingdom Interparliamentary Conference (IPKO) has started today. It didn’t start without problems. The opposition parties, or the group of nine, are not present at the meetings. The reason for More...