A scoop on Aruba, where the Minister of Spatial Development, Infrastructure and the Environment Otmar Oduber and Fundacion Parke Nacional Aruba signed a management agreement for the first time on August 26. VANEPS assisted Fundacion Parke Nacional Aruba in the context of a revision of the governance structure in the process of negotiating and drafting the Management Agreement.

Pursuant to the Management Agreement the Foundation will provide for the management of the various nature areas and nature parks on Aruba. The Management Agreement establishes the reciprocal obligations of the Foundation and the State. The Management Agreement was concluded for a term of five years, after the expiry of which the Management Agreement can every time be renewed for five years.

VANEPS congratulates Fundacion Parke Nacional Aruba and the State with the accomplishment of this milestone.

The core team of VANEPS that was involved in this project consisted Frank Kunneman.