Vision of the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Development, Environment and Infrastructure is the realization of an optimal living, working and recreational environment for the citizens and visitors of St. Maarten.
My tasks consist of the coordination of sustainable energy, nature and environmental topics and projects; to draw up Energy, Nature and Environmental policy plans; ensuring and promoting sustainability, and to respresent the Ministry on renewable energy, nature & environment matters nationally and internationally. I am also responsible for preparation of policy and legislation and the supervision of the execution thereof, with an emphasis on sustainable energy, climate change and biodiversity.
Involved in several projects for UNESCO, UNDP, UNEP, OCTA, SIDS, EU, Netherlands Antilles, UN's Sustainable development Goals.
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Main project your organisation is involved with, in relation to (sub)tropical biodiversity:
Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning, environment and infrastructure. And regarding Nature & Environment specifically: conservation, planning. Energy topics, sustainability.
Preparation of policy and legislation, and the execution thereof.
Good practices your organisation could share on tropical and subtropical sustainable biodiversity management:
Establishment of a Marine park