Q & A Constitutional relations; sharing and applying the knowledge

On June 24 th , the first of three workshops organized in preparation of the forthcoming elections of the Island Council, took place in the Mike van Putten Youth Center a.k.a.The Lions Den.

The questions and contributions from those present show that Statian residents are concerned with the way in which Statia and the other BES-island are governed. Questions touched upon Statia’s involvement in the Dutch Association of Municipalities (VNG), linkages between Statian and National politics, the WOLBES and the Kingdom Representative.

The answers to these questions can be found herewith below, as provided by the VNG and the Ministry of Internal Affairs.