WILLEMSTAD, September 13, 2023 – Her Excellency the Governor General of Curaçao Mrs. L.A. George-Wout opened the new parliamentary year 2023-2024 on Tuesday, Sept. 12, with a comprehensive overview of the key challenges facing Curaçao.
Amid Complex Health Challenges, Curaçao’s SER Advocates for a Holistic, Stakeholder-Driven Approach in Healthcare
Willemstad, September 8, 2023 — In an era characterized by escalating healthcare challenges — from rapid technological advancements to evolving societal needs — Curaçao’s Sociaal-Economische Raad (SER), or Social Economic Council, has become a formidable voice advocating for comprehensive, stakeholder-driven solutions.
Constructive dialogue between SER and Curaçao Prime Minister lays foundation for ambitious Air Quality Bill
On Friday, August 25, 2023, at the initiative of the Social and Economic Council (SER) of Curaçao, an exchange of views took place with Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas. The discussion focused on the draft National Air Quality Ordinance.
On August 31, 2023, the Social and Economic Council of Curaçao (SER) organized a symposium titled ‘Advancing Inclusive Labor Market in Curaçao.
Willemstad, Wednesday, July 19, 2023, the Social and Economic Council (SER) of Curaçao issued an advisory opinion on the introduction of a deposit guarantee system in Curaçao. This advice was requested by the Minister of Finance of the leeward island.
“Targeted action now!”
Willemstad, June 27, 2023 – On the opening day of the conference entitled “Living longer, working longer: the sustainability of the pension system in the Dutch Caribbean,” Drs. Raul Henriquez, director/general secretary of the Social and Economic Council (SER) of Curaçao, spoke about the future challenges and sustainability of the pension system in Curaçao.
Willemstad, June 20, 2023 – At the invitation of the Social and Economic Council (SER) of Curaçao, the Minister of Finance, Mr. drs. J. Silvania, last Friday, June 16, 2023, gave a detailed oral explanation of his proposed request for advice, which concerns a concept of a national decree, containing general measures, to implement article 39 of the National Ordinance on the Supervision of Banking and Credit System, also known as the National Decree on the Deposit Guarantee System.
Main theme introductory interview with new chairman SER Netherlands
‘Working in the Caribbean’
During the Ibero-American meeting in Guatemala
Board of prestigious worldwide association of economic and social councils approves nomination during ordinary session in Belgrade, Serbia
WILLEMSTAD, Nov. 16, 2022 – The Director/Secretary General of the Social and Economic Council (SER) of Curaçao Mr. Raul Henriquez, together with Mrs. Miloushka Sboui-Racamy, legal advisor at the SER in charge of international affairs, paid a working visit to the headquarters of the Social and Economic Council of Spain (Consejo Económico y Social de España) in the Spanish capital Madrid on November 2, 2022.
WILLEMSTAD, Sept. 28, 2022 – The acting resident coordinator of the United Nations (UN) for the English-speaking and Dutch-speaking Caribbean, Mr. Dennis Zulu, a native of Zambia, together with his staff member and a local contact person paid a courtesy visit to the Social and Economic Council (SER) of Curaçao this morning
Involvement of social partners required for support and effective implementation
WILLEMSTAD, May 11, 2022 – Early this month, the Social and Economic Council (SER) of Curaçao officially became a partner of the Global Deal, a multi-stakeholder initiative for social dialogue and inclusive growth – a global partnership of governments, businesses, employer organizations, trade unions, civil society and other organizations.
WILLEMSTAD/GENEVE, 15th of November 2021 – The International Labour Organization launched the previously announced self-assessment tool (SAM-SDI) today to help its member states improve the effectiveness and inclusiveness of their national institutions for social dialogue, such as the SER
COVID-19 causes an unprecedented unemployment crisis
On 8 June 2020 a virtual meeting took place at which the deputy secretaries general of AICESIS, the international association of the social economic advisory councils and similar institutions participated
The COVID-19 pandemic claims human’s lives, it puts an enormous pressure on the healthcare system and is causing massive economic and social disruption around the world
The International Labour Organization (ILO) recently published a notice with the abovementioned title.
Social coherence and Agenda 2030: don’t leave no one behind
Delegates of the SER’s of the Caribbean part of the Kingdom visit the advisory committee for migration affairs
A delegation of the Social-Economic Councils (SER’s) of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten paid a working visit to the Advisory committee for Migration affairs (ACVZ) in The Hague
SER Curaçao re-elected as member of the board to international association of social and economic advisory board.
Efforts of the SER Curaçao to re-activate regional network of social-economic advisory boards is reaping rewards
With establishment of ‘Declaration of Antigua, Guatemala’ and launching website CESALC
The Hague/Willemstad, 24 June 2019 – What makes work meaningful? Why is that important? And if it is so important, what can we do to cherish and support meaningful work? These questions were central during an introductory meeting in The Hague on June 20 between the Director/Secretary General of the Social and Economic Council (SER) Raul Henriquez and the Director/Administrator of the Centre for Labor Relations with Government Employees (CAOP) Philip Geelkerken
Many viewpoints at the mini-conference about Future of Work
The symposium was opened by the acting president of the Social Economic Council of Curaçao, mr. John Jacobs. The Prime Minister the Hon. Eugène Rhuggenaath held an opening speech. The morning program was attended by the acting Governor, Her Excellency Mrs. N. Römer-Kenepa.
Guatemala City/Willemstad, 9 April 2019 – The need for sharing knowledge intensively, exchanging experience and strengthening institutional cooperation between the social -economic advisory councils from the region
WILLEMSTAD, 2 april 2019 – In de aanloop naar de 108ste plenaire sessie van de Internationale Arbeidsorganisatie ILO
WILLEMSTAD, 8 February 2019 – This week, the Social Economic Council started a strategic partnership with the organizers of the Road to Global Entrepreneurship (GES) Summit 2019 Caribbean
Willemstad, 31January 2019 – As previously reported on 24th and 25th January 2019, a technical delegation of the SER Curaçao participated at the Conference Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion in Brussels
Willemstad, 25 January 2019 – This week, a technical delegation of the SER participated at the conference Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion
Brussels, 8 January 2019 – With regard to the preparation for the annual Board Meeting of the International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS)
HARBOR VIEW— On Monday April 3rd, 2018 the Secretary-General (SG) of the Social Economic Council Curaçao, Mr. Raul Henriquez M.A., paid a courtesy visit to the Social Economic Council (SER) Sint Maarten.