Philipsburg—On Saturday, February 28 at the University of St. Maarten, a certificate ceremony was held for those civil servants who successfully completed the USM course in English and Spanish.
Present at the ceremony were Minister of TEATT, The Honorable Claret Connor, Secretary General, a.i., Ministry Education, Sports and Culture, Jorien Wuite and General Affairs Director of Resources and Support Erno Labega.
The courses were organized by P&O (Personeel & Organisatie) and executed by USM. The funds were made available by USONA with regards to the IVB (Institutionele Versterking en Bestuurskracht/Institutional improvement) project.
To date, more than 200 employees have participated in English, Spanish, French, Customer Service, and other courses for the year 2014. The goal of providing courses is to enhance the level of service in the Government Administration.
The other civil servants who successfully attended courses at USM will be presented their certificates at a later date. These courses are part of a program geared towards civil servants attaining a Liberal Arts Degree at USM.