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Build Back Better St. Maarten Week of Activities March 16-20, 2018

The Build Back Better SXM week of activities will be held from March 16-20, 2018 and aims to boost knowledge (collecting expertise and connecting experts) around key topics for recovery and reconstruction through knowledge exchanges. The basis for this initiative is St. Maarten’s National Recovery Plan, but the intent is for it to be relevant to other Small Island Developing States (SIDS) on the path towards sustainable development and climate resiliency.

The focus areas are:

  1. Sustainable Tourism
  2. Renewable Energy
  3. Entrepreneurship & Relearning

The event will include various expert sessions, opportunities for networking and youth engagement, and will include the following:

  • Fri 16th – Welcome reception and launch event
  • Sat 17th and Sun 18th – 2 day Do-Tank (Action oriented think-tank) to identify actionable ideas, strategies and solutions
  • Mon 19thDo-Trade (Trade show) and business networking events with visiting trade missions
  • Tues 20th – Site visits around ST. Maarten

For information and Registration:


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