The Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary of Sint Maarten

The Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary of Sint Maarten in The Hague is driven to achieve excellence and will function as Ambassadors for Sint Maarten through proper, diplomatic and professional representation.

To realize and support the interests of the Government and citizens of Sint Maarten in the Netherlands

To build and promote a sustainable and developed country, that meets the needs of this generation and generations to come, which will lead to a prosperous and safe nation for all.

To represent in the Kingdom Council while maintaining the highest and most transparent standards.

To advocate economic opportunities on the island

To inspire remigration to the island to build a stronger economy, by connecting people to tangible job opportunities

To assist in building the best destination product

The Cabinet is further commissioned to handle in the best interest of Sint Maarten in aspects relating to:

  • political affairs;
  • economic affairs an EU;
  • development cooperation;
  • consular affairs;
  • education and cultural affairs.
  • Promotion of our countries dignity in the Netherlands
  • Promotion of the full development of Sint Maarteners in the Netherlands
  • Acknowledge, strengthen and build engagement with the Sint Maarten diaspora in the Netherlands
  • Partnerships and alliances with municipalities, communities, institutions, embassies and businesses in the Kingdom of the Netherlands and European Union

Our Minister

Rene F. Violenus
Minister Plenipotentiary