NEWS

  • 08/11/2020 - 18:02

    Sint Maarten Trust Fund Launches Enterprise Support Project PHILIPSBURG, August 11, 2020—The US$35 million Enterprise Support Project was officially launched today. The project is funded by the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction, and Resilience Trust Fund, financed by the Government of the Netherlands, managed by the World Bank, and implemented by the National Recovery Program Bu

  • 07/15/2020 - 11:13

    Sint Maarten Trust Fund Civil Society Partnership Facility to Finance Local CSOs’ Community Resilience Initiatives PHILIPSBURG, July 15, 2020 — The Civil Society Partnership Facility for Resilience, a new US$7.2 million project funded by the Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund, financed by the Government of the Netherlands, has been approved.

  • 06/17/2020 - 16:14

    SMMC restarts construction activities new hospital CAY HILL: St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) will be restarting the construction of the new hospital - St. Maarten General Hospital - starting June 15th, 2020 after construction activities were temporarily paused due to the COVID-19 imposed lockdown and associated general restrictions prevailing on St. Maarten.

  • 05/04/2020 - 14:49

    Q&A  All Hands on Deck at Sint Maarten Medical Center In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak of, Sint Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) acted swiftly and decisively to implement and coordinate a response. SMMC is responsible for treating victims of the pandemic, not only from Sint Maarten, but also from neighboring Dutch Kingdom islands Saba and St. Eustatius.

  • 04/10/2020 - 19:49

    UNICEF Netherlands receives funding from Trust Fund, continues strengthening Sint Maarten's children’s rights PHILIPSBURG, April 9, 2020 - UNICEF Netherlands will continue its efforts to improve the situation of children on Sint Maarten, which started in 2017, in response to the aftermath of hurricane Irma.

  • 03/22/2020 - 15:09

    Sint Maarten Trust Fund Steering Committee Approves US$3.6 million for Rapid COVID-19 Response PHILIPSBURG, March 22, 2020— Following a request from the Government of Sint Maarten and a rapid technical review by the World Bank, the Netherlands-financed Sint Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund has immediately approved US$3.6 million to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This support complements the assistance from the Netherlands’ Ministry of Public Health (WVS).

  • 03/06/2020 - 15:25

    World Bank and National Recovery Program Bureau sign restructured US$35 million Enterprise Support Project  On March 5th, 2020, the restructured Enterprise Support Project for US$35 million was signed by the World Bank and the National Recovery Program Bureau of Sint Maarten. The Enterprise Support Project (ESP) offers financial support to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Sint Maarten.

  • 12/19/2019 - 01:05

    Sint Maarten Government Works on Disaster Financing Strategies in Interactive Game Experience ‘Hurricane Hurry’ Sint Maarteners and Caribbean delegates participated in an interactive game on disaster risk management at the 11th Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency Conference on Tuesday, December 3rd.