NEWS

  • 05/10/2021 - 21:21

    Digital Resilience for Sint Maarten: Digital Government Transformation Project   In March 2021, the Digital Government Transformation Project was approved. This Sint Maarten Trust Fund project will help the Government of Sint Maarten to digitize processes like making payments, applying for busines licenses, and retrieving Government records. Also, it will increase Government’s digital resilience to external shocks, from hurricanes to cyber-attacks.        

  • 05/07/2021 - 17:45

    US $1.7 million distributed to help restore local small business economy; businesses encouraged to apply

  • 04/22/2021 - 15:30

    Council of Ministers tour Trust Fund project sites On Friday, April 16, the NRPB hosted the Council of Ministers on an excursion to visit several activity project sites being executed under the Dutch sponsored Sint Maarten Trust Fund.

  • 03/25/2021 - 19:38

    SXM Trust Fund 2020 Highlights The SXM Trust Fund Annual Report 2020 is online (download here). Curious to see the highlights? Just watch!  

  • 03/19/2021 - 15:09

    Sint Maarten Trust Fund Approves $12 Million for Digital Government Transformation Project PHILIPSBURG, March 19, 2021 – The US$12 million Digital Government Transformation Project was approved by the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund. This project aims to enhance the access, efficiency, and resilience of public services for citizens and businesses.

  • 03/08/2021 - 19:08

    Celebrating Women’s Day 2021 in Sint Maarten On this Women’s Day 2021, the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction, and Resilience Trust Fund is celebrating all the strong women supporting the community in Sint Maarten. We spoke to a few women who are working for or benefiting from Trust Fund projects to find out more about what they do and what advice they would give the next generation.  

  • 03/08/2021 - 11:52

    Steering Committee Agrees on the Importance of Maintaining Focus on Rehabilitating Critical Infrastructure March 5, 2021—The Steering Committee of the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund met virtually and was joined by Prime Minister Jacobs, Minister of Finance Irion of Sint Maarten and State Secretary Knops of the Netherlands in a High Level Meeting. The High Level Meeting focused in particular on the sustainability of projects critical for Sint Maarten’s development.

  • 03/08/2021 - 09:29

    March 5, 2021—The Steering Committee of the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund met virtually and was joined by Prime Minister Jacobs, Minister of Finance Irion of Sint Maarten and State Secretary Knops of the Netherlands in a High Level Meeting. The High Level Meeting focused in particular on the sustainability of projects critical for Sint Maarten’s development. It also discussed practical implementation timelines, human capacity and funding.

  • 02/17/2021 - 18:23

    How to unleash the potential of your small business with the Enterprise Support Project The NRPB has teamed up with financial institutions like Qredits, Windward Islands Bank, Banco di Caribe, and other key players to improve access to financing for small businesses! Discover in this video how the Enterprise Support Project can help you unleash the potential of your small business.

  • 02/10/2021 - 14:03

    School repairs set to kick off with first three schools; Sr. Regina, St. Joseph and Leonald Conner Operational repairs to nineteen schools, prioritized by the  Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sport (MECYS) are set to begin under the School Repairs activity of the Sint Maarten Trust Fund. Working in close collaboration with MECYS, various school boards and school managers, the National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) has been intensively preparing to ensure a smooth process with as minimal disruption as possible to students, parents and teachers.