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By Edition On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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‘Asylum for Venezuelans must be Kingdom affairs’

THE HAGUE - The care of Venezuelans in Curaçao must become a Kingdom affair. That is the conclusion drawn during the tripartite meeting between the parliaments of Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten. According to More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Parliaments strive for greater comprehension

THE HAGUE - The Inter-Parliamentary Consultation of the Kingdom IPKO was officially opened in The Hague on Tuesday with the usual words about the need for more cooperation and understanding within the Kingdom. This More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Tripartite consultation Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten in preparation for IpKo

THE HAGUE - Delegations from the Parliaments of Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten are currently conducting tripartite consultations in preparation for the Interparliamentary Kingdom Council (IpKo) where they discuss More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Clear answer needed on shelving of dispute regulation

PHILIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten “need a clear answer” about why the Dutch Kingdom Government has opted to shelf its version of the kingdom law to establish a dispute regulation. This More...

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...

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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...