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By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Prime Minister in New York

WILLEMSTAD, NEW YORK - Premier Eugene Rhuggenaath is currently in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly 2017 until September 21st. On Monday, the Prime Minister met with members of the Curaçao More...

Cholera in Haiti
By Edition On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Court dismisses last lawsuit against UN over Haiti cholera epidemic

NEW YORK - A US federal judge has thrown out the last class-action lawsuit that had been filed against the United Nations (UN) over the 2010 cholera epidemic in Haiti. The suit had contended that the UN should More...

leavingbehind
By Edition On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Who is Latin America and the Caribbean leaving behind?

Last month at the High Level Political Forum in New York, more than 40 countries – 11 from Latin America and the Caribbean – shared their progress in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), within More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Premier Rhuggenaath participates High Level Political Forum in New York

WILLEMSTAD, NEW YORK - The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is currently being held in New York. This is a forum of the highest political level of the United Nations (UN) with regard to Agenda 2030. A global agenda More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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A few good men – and women – wanted as Haiti begins to rebuild army

PORT-AU-PRINCE - With just over three months to go before the United Nations mission ends its tour of duty in Haiti, the Jovenel Moise administration has officially launched a recruitment drive to rebuild an army. A More...

Quincy-Girigorie
By Edition On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Curaçao takes refugees temporarily

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao will temporarily grant asylum for political refugees. That is what the Minister of Justice Quincy Girigorie said after a visiting from the UN Refugee Organization UNHCR. Curaçao has not signed More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Venezuela’s instability poses humanitarian crisis for the Caribbean

NEW YORK - UN report confirms that the Caribbean region is completely unprepared to deal with the humanitarian crisis that would follow a flood of refugees, should there be any further deterioration in the internal More...

romer
By Edition On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Camelia-Römer: “UNEP misinformed”

WILLEMSTAD - According to Minister Suzy Camelia-Römer, The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) was wrongly informed by third parties about the development of Oostpunt (east point of the island). The UNEP More...

ILO
By Edition On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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ILO: In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

GENEVA – This year, World Day Against Child Labour  on 12 June focuses on the impact of conflicts and disasters on child labour. In times of conflict, in times of disaster, when livelihoods are disrupted, basic More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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Kingdom of the Netherlands in March 2018 chairman UN Security Council

NEW YORK - The Kingdom of the Netherlands will be a member of the United Nations Security Council as from January 1, 2018. Minister Koenders of Foreign Affairs was present in New York today at the UN General Assembly, More...