State Secretary for Justice and Security visits Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire

The State Secretary for Justice and Security, Eric van der Burg, will pay a three-day working visit to the Caribbean part of the kingdom. In doing so, he will visit Curaçao and Aruba on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th of September to conclude the programme on Bonaire on Wednesday 28th of September. During the visit to these islands, Van der Burg will discuss migration issues, border control and the current state of affairs with various colleagues and chain partners.

Staatssecretaris Eric van der Burg

The aim is to get to know each other better, learn from each other and exchange practical experiences in order to further strengthen cooperation between the islands and/or countries.

Van der Burg would like to see for himself how admission of foreigners and supervision on the borders of the kingdom are organised. On Bonaire, the State Secretary will visit various departments, including the Dutch Caribbean Police Force (Korps Politie Caribisch Nederland, KPCN), the Netherlands Caribbean Correctional Institution (Justitiële Inrichting Caribisch Nederland, JICN) and the Royal Netherlands Marchaussee (Koninklijke Marechaussee, KMar), with the aim of strengthening cooperation on migration issues. The visit will conclude with the official opening of the new office of the Immigration and Naturalisation Service (Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst, IND) CN in Bonaire.