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Sunday 11 February 2018, the President of the community, Mr. Daniel Gibbs received at the Hotel of the Community the Prime Minister of Sint Maarten, Mrs. Leona Romeo Marlin, the Minister of Finance Mr. Michael Ferrier, the Minister of Justice Mr. Cornelius From Weever, the Minister of Sustainable Development, Mr. Miklos Giterson, and the Prefect of Saint-Martin and St Barthélemy, Mrs. Anne Laubies.
This cooperation meeting with the Provisional Government of Sint-Maarten and the representative of the French State, marks a desire to strengthen partnership relations between the North and South of the island in the context of European cooperation. The three parties reaffirmed their wish to see the 2014-2020 cooperation program implemented through three flagship projects: the Cole Bay wastewater treatment plant, the Belle Plaine rainwater treatment plant, and the lagoon cleanup. Simpson Bay. The question of the Philipsburg garbage dump was also mentioned as an 4e possible cooperation project, a sanitary solution to be found as soon as possible by the Dutch side to put an end to the pollution generated by this site.
President Gibbs and Prime Minister Léona Marlin agreed to work hand-in-hand to implement strong and sustainable cooperation, driven by the 1648 Cooperation Treaty and joint projects initiated under the European Partnership and of the cross-border envelope dedicated for this purpose.

XIII - 2017-12-01
OPENING ADDRESS - Thursday 16 November 2017 SPEECH BY PRESIDENT D. GIBBS Minister of Overseas, Ladies and Gentlemen, Ambassadors of France in the Area, President of the Region Guadeloupe, President of the Community of Saint -Barthélemy, Mr. President of the Community of Martinique, Mr. President of the Community of Guyana, Ladies and Gentlemen Prefects of ...
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Visit of the Prime Minister of Dominica
Visit of the Prime Minister of Dominica - 2017-09-18
Visit of the Prime Minister of Dominica, Mr. Roosevelt Skerrit Sunday 17 September 2017 in Marigot The Prime Minister of Dominica, Mr. Roosevelt Skerrit and his delegation were received today, Sunday 17 September 2017, by the first vice-president Valérie Damaseau at the hotel of the Collectivité. Vice-President Stephen Patrick and Territorial Councilors Jean-Raymond Benjamin, Ambroise Lake and Louis ...
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Meeting with the authorities
Meeting with the authorities - 2017-09-16
The President of the Community of St. Martin, Mr. Daniel Gibbs and the Prefect Anne Laubiès, met on Friday 15 September 2017, the authorities of Sint Maarten in the Cabinet of Governor Eugene Holiday, in Philipsburg. Around the table was also present Prime Minister William Marlin and some of his ministers. The purpose of the meeting, organized at the initiative of President Gibbs, was to resolve the issues of closure of ...
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Interreg Cara
Interreg Cara - 2017-06-14
Interreg Caribbean Program V: President Gibbs defends the interests of Saint Martin in the Caribbean area President Daniel Gibbs participated, on 30 and 31 last May, in the monitoring committee and then on the selection committee of the European Program Interreg Caribbean V - 2014-2022, in Guadeloupe. For its first participation in the implementation of the Caribbean cross-border cooperation programs, the President of the Community of ...
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The Pr
The Pr - 2017-05-09
Determined to found the basis for a strong and effective cooperation with the neighboring islands, President Daniel Gibbes continues his protocolary visits. After meeting with Speaker of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams on Thursday, 04 May, and Sint Maarten's Prime Minister, William Marlin, the President of the St. Martin community visited Anguilla and St Barthelemy, Friday 05 may 2017. In Anguilla, the President met with the ...
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Meeting of the Pr
Meeting of the Pr - 2017-04-27
President Daniel Gibbes met on Monday 24 April 2017, the governor of Sint-Maarten, Eugene Holiday, during a courtesy visit to Philipsburg. The President of the community, indeed, wished to meet at the beginning of his mandate the dignitaries of the neighboring territories, in order to introduce themselves and to initiate the first exchanges in the field of regional cooperation. The President and the Governor were thus able to discuss the files in progress, the actions of ...
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COM-LADOM, towards a stronger partnership
COM-LADOM, towards a stronger partnership - 2016-12-08
On Tuesday 06 December, President Aline HANSON received at the hotel of the community, Florus NESTAR Managing Director of LADOM and Raoul LEBRAVE Regional Director of LADOM. For both partners, it was necessary to take stock of their actions within the framework of the mobility schemes and to discuss the convention that will soon be signed between COM and LADOM. The aim of this meeting was to ask the ...
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The Minister of Tourism of
The Minister of Tourism of - 2016-12-07
Guy Didier Hyppolite, Minister of Tourism and Creative Industries of Haiti, received in community on Tuesday 29 November 2016, regional councilor Louis Fleming, in charge of regional cooperation. Accompanied by his cabinet staff, the minister traveled to the West Indies, with the aim of creating inter-island tourism links and opportunities. The exchange between Guy Didier Hyppolite and Louis Fleming was all ...
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