Commission appointed to evaluate impact new Constitutional structure Caribbean Netherlands

An independent Evaluation Commission headed by Mrs. Liesbeth Spies, former Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, will evaluate the impact of the new State structure of  the Caribbean Netherlands. The Council of Ministers has agreed herewith based on a proposal by Minister Plasterk of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.


The other members of the Commission are Fred Soons, emeritus professor of the Utrecht University, Glenn Thodé, rector of the University of Aruba and former Lieutenant Governor of Bonaire, Luc Verhey, Professor of Leiden University and State Council of the Council of State, and Frans Weekers, former State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance.


On 19 June 2014 the Executive Councils of the public entities Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba and the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations agreed on the assignment for the assessment of the impact of the new constitutional structure Caribbean Netherlands. The Evaluation Committee will present its evaluation report to the clients at the latest November 10th, 2015, five years after the transition.