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Climate change

Climate change and sustainable development

Revolution in Suriname ? MIT Technology Review / James Temple Amsterdam, January 6, 2021– No way to escape today.  Whether you are in Timbuktu or Antarctica, but in addition to climate change, a broad sustainable energy – but especially the digital and educational – transformation policy is a necessity for countries that want to experience…
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Digital Transformation Suriname

Digital Transformation and changes in Estonia

Example for Suriname ? Redactie ICT mag. // Anton JieSamFoek Amsterdam, January 4th 2022 — Planning an IT strategy and fundamental changing for social and development, with the pandemic fresh in mind and still going strong worldwide, poses a twofold question for countries as well as for companies and ( governmental ) organizations.  How can…
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Eyes on Suriname 2021

Eyes On Suriname in 2021 and entering in 2022

Goodday, The last few years have been a crazy combination and trends: Reacting quickly to cascading crises and disruptions can leave you feeling frozen in your tracks when it comes to longer-term planning.  Looking back, we at eyesonsuriname are proud of what we have contributed to broader public understanding of our troubled but promising and hopeful country during these…
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Rudoph Elias Optimism

Optimism in Guyana and Suriname

Development Caution Required  Amsterdam, December 30th 2021– The South American neighbors of  Guyana and Suriname have emerged as the two most exciting oil-producing provinces of the Latin America and Caribbean region.  But with renewed calls for a quick transition to renewables given the troubling impacts of climate change over the last decade, a cloud of worry…
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Suriname Bank Interview

200 million dollars of Suriname’s cash reserve disappeared

Rudie Kagie and Steven Coutinho Steven Coutinho, director of the Bank of Suriname, made global headlines early this year with his observation that 200 million U.S. dollars had disappeared from his country’s Central Bank cash reserve. The New York Times recently called him a “philosopher-banker who’s shaking up a nation. ‘Money has been stolen from…
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Suriname partners Europe

Could and Would Suriname partner with the EU?

If so: how, why and when? Amsterdam, December 27th 2021– With over 400 million inhabitants and a large sales market, the European Union (EU) is known as an economic superpower. Now that autocratic leaders dominate the world stage and America has finally proven its instability, it is important that the EU also becomes a major…
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Suriname Common Future

Reflections about our Common Future

An Eyes on Suriname Special Eyesonsuriname listens to scientist, media- and theaterproducers, authors, and philosophers about important contemporary personal and social questions. The Italian-American economist Mariana Mazzucato thinks and reflects over the question how to adjust our capitalist system.  Anton Foek Amsterdam, December 12, 2021–We ( sic ) have really big problems: lack of sense of…
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Dennis Lapar

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November 29, 2021 In recent days, various Surinamese and Surinamese Dutch have expressed their opinion about the independence of Suriname. Hereby my opinion on the desired cooperation between Suriname and the Netherlands.Kingdom of the Netherlands. From 1954 to 25 November 1975, Suriname, together with the Netherlands and the Netherlands Antilles, was incorporated into the Kingdom…
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