New judges for St. Maarten and Aruba

THE HAGUE - A new judge has been appointed for St. Maarten. C.W.M. Giesen will take up her position on January 1, 2016. The Kingdom Council of Ministers approved Giesen’s appointment on Friday on the request of Dutch Minister of Security and Justice Ard van der Steur.
Giesen, born in 1964, is currently a senior judge at the Amsterdam Court. She will primarily handle criminal cases.
J. Sap was appointed civil judge in Aruba. His appointment will go into effect per March 1, 2016. Sap is currently a judge at the Midden Nederland Court. The proposal by Minister Van der Steur Both to appoint Sap and Giesen was done in consultation with the Justice Ministers of Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten.
The Kingdom Council of Ministers also approved the re-appointment of Eunice Saleh as Vice-president of the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten, and of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba for a period of five years.   
M.L.A. Angela was appointed Solicitor General in Curaçao. Angela is currently Public Prosecutor in Curaçao and Acting Solicitor General. His appointment takes effect January 1, 2016. In this case too, Van der Steur consulted with his colleagues in Curaçao and St. Maarten prior to his proposal.

UoC-studenten op uitwisseling en stage naar Europa

WILLLEMSTAD - In de afgelopen weken zijn een aantal studenten van de Faculteit der Sociale en Economische Wetenschappen, de Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen en de Faculteit der Technische Wetenschappen vertrokken naar Europa voor een stage of semesteruitwisseling aan de apartneruniversiteiten van de UoC.

Raad van Ministers op bezoek bij Gouverneur

WILLEMSTAD – Elke vier maanden nodigt de Gouverneur van Curaçao, Hare Excellentie Lucille George-Wout, de Raad van Ministers uit voor een werklunch.

First Management Agreement Aruba signed

ORANJESTAD - A scoop on Aruba, where the Minister of Spatial Development, Infrastructure and the Environment Otmar Oduber and Fundacion Parke Nacional Aruba signed a management agreement for the first time on August 26.