List of Decisions Governmental Consultation Evaluation Caribbean Netherlands June 19th, 2014 in The Hague


1. The agreements made in the “Final Declaration of the Mini-conference on the future constitutional position of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba” in October of 2006 about evaluating the realization of the new constitutional structure by the Netherlands and the three islands together.

2. The advice by the Council of State, in its administering of information on February 4th, 2014 (No.W04.13.0319/I/Vo/B), regarding the evaluation of the constitutional structure of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba.

3. The public entities are co-instructors of the evaluation as agreed upon in the governmental consultation of the CN week in March 2013.

4. The agreement in the governmental consultation March 14th, 2013, which stipulates that the results of the evaluation will be respected and will serve as a basis for further improvements of the situation in the Caribbean Netherlands.

5. The agreement after the governmental consultation of October 31st, 2013 to institute a workgroup together having the task to formulate the evaluation assignment.
Have agreed (that):

1. The evaluation assignment (in annex), edited by the workgroup consisting of the commissioners of Constitutional Affairs of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba and the island secretaries, the SG of BZK or replacement as the president of the CN-table, the project leader and the secretary of the project Evaluation Caribbean Netherlands, has been adopted by the representatives of the executive councils of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba and the minister of Internal Affairs and Kingdom Relations.

2. To institute an independent evaluation committee consisting of 5 members. The evaluation committee will be instituted by means of an institution decree of the minister of Internal Affairs and Kingdom Relations, in agreement with the executive councils of the public entities Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba.

3. The assignment of people to the evaluation committee will be done in further consultation between the minister of BZK and the executive councils.
4. The aforementioned workgroup will be transformed, to favor the execution of the evaluation, into an organ of consultation for the instructors to aid the evaluation (committee).

5. The executive councils and the minister of Internal Affairs and Kingdom Relations reconfirm the agreement from the governmental consultation of March 14th, 2013, which states that the results of the evaluation will be respected.

6. The decision making after the evaluation will reach its completion in a cabinet standpoint to be formulated based on the final report by the evaluation committee after consulting the three islands.
The Hague, June 19th, 2014
On behalf of Bonaire,E. S. Winklaar

On behalf of Sint Eustatius,R. C. Zaandam

On behalf of Saba, C.S.B. Johnson

On behalf of the Netherlands,R.H.A. Plasterk