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SER presents 2015 annual report to Governor Holiday

 from left to right SER chairwoman Mrs. Oldine Bryson-Pantophlet and his Excellency, the Governor, drs. E. Holiday.​

HARBOR VIEW--- On Monday, November 28th 2016 the 2015 annual report of the Social Economic Council (SER) was presented to his Excellency, the Governor of Sint Maarten, drs. E. Holiday.  
The Governor met with the chairwoman of the SER, Mrs. O. Bryson-Pantophlet at his offices at Harbor View.

The 2015 annual report covers an overview of the activities of the social economic council in its fourth operational year. During the presentation of the report, the chairwoman gave the Governor a summary of the advices carried out in the preceding year. In addition the annual report highlights the achievements and future plans of the SER.

As an advisory and consultative body of employers' representatives, union representatives and independent experts, the Social and Economic Council aims to help create social consensus on  socio-economic issues. The SER’s advice is guided by the objective of social prosperity in its widest sense. This includes not only material progress i.e., increased affluence and production, but also social progress i.e., improved welfare and social cohesion.

This report represents the fourth annual report of the SER since its establishment on May 1, 2011.
The annual report is published in English and will be made available to the general public on the website of the SER (

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The Social Economic Council is an independent advisory organization of the country of Sint Maarten. The board consists of three representatives from employers' organizations, three representatives from employees' organizations, and three independent experts.