Minister Dekker visits St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba

Minister Dekker for Legal Protection will visit St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba from April 10th until April 13th. During the visit various parts of the justice area will be key.

On St. Maarten, Minister Dekker and State Secretary Knops (Interior Affairs and Kingdom Relations) will visit four different detention locations that were hit by Hurricane Irma in 2017. They will also have a meeting with Prime Minister Marlin and Minister De Weever about the detention facilities on the island.

After the visit to St. Maarten, Minister Dekker will travel on to St. Eustatius where he will have various meetings about, among other things, detention capacity, youth prevention projects, the implementation of juvenile criminal law and the security house on the island. After that Dekker will visit Saba. Here he attends, among other things, an expert meeting on victim rights.