The Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary of Curaçao
Welcome to the website of the Office of the Minister Plenipotentiary for Curaçao, also known as the Curaçao House. The Curaçao House is the official representation of the government of Curaçao in the Netherlands.
On this website you will find information about:
- The official duties of the Minister Plenipotentiary for Curaçao.
- The various services that the Curaçao House provides, such as information about travel documents and other practical information.
About the Minister Plenipotentiary of Curaçao
The Council of Ministers consists of the ministers of the Dutch government together with the ministers plenipotentiary for Curaçao, Aruba and St Maarten.
The Minister Plenipotentiary represents the Curaçao government with official bodies in the Netherlands and elsewhere in Europe. At the request of the government the Curaçao House provides assistance to the Prime Minister, Ministers, members of the States General and officials of departments when they make an official visit to the Netherlands and Europe. The Curaçao House is also the designated contact in the Netherlands for the Council of Ministers, various ministries and (semi) public authorities in Curaçao.
In addition, the Minister Plenipotentiary and the Curaçao House have a signaling function. Relevant political developments in the Netherlands are closely monitored and reported to the Curaçao government. Also the economic, social and cultural interests of people from Curaçao that live in the Netherlands are attended to in The Hague.
The Minister Plenipotentiary oversees the general management of the Curaçao House and is supported by a director and the General & Legal Affairs Department, Communications & Information Department and Support Services.
About the Curaçao House
The services provided by the Curaçao House are:
- Protecting the interests of Curaçao in the Netherlands and in the European Union.
- Providing information about Curaçao.
- Rendering services to interested parties (such as information about documents).
- Assisting with (cultural) events of organizations (from Curaçao) and organizations that support Curaçao.
- Promoting and maintaining the culture, language and traditions of Curaçao to as many people as possible.
- Promoting a positive image of Curaçao and the Curaçao community in the Netherlands.
- Linking employers to job-applicants on the job market in Curaçao.