Renewal of the economic, social and cultural councils of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy


The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (CESC) of Saint-Martin and the Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Council (CESCE) of Saint-Barthélemy are consultative assemblies created by law with each of the Territorial Councils and their Presidents. organic n ° 2007-223 of February 21, 2007 in order to favor a prospective approach of economic, social and cultural problems and of general interest on each of the territories.

They are made up of people appointed by professional, union or association organizations which contribute to the economic, social or cultural life of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy and also include qualified personalities (1 for Saint-Martin and 3 for Saint-Barthélemy ) appointed by the Minister of Overseas. These members are appointed for five years. The mandate of the 23 current members of the CESC of Saint-Martin as well as of the 15 members of the CESCE of Saint-Barthélemy expires at the end of May 2018. The organizations and the activities which are represented there, as well as the number and the conditions for the appointment of representatives of these organizations and activities, are set by ministerial decrees of January 24, 2013.

In order to take into account the evolutions of the territories, the Delegate Prefect invited the Presidents of the Territorial Councils of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy as well as the Presidents of the CESC and CESCE to indicate the modifications to be made to the list of organizations and / or the distribution of seats between organizations or associations according to their current representativeness. On the basis of these proposed modifications, the Delegate Prefect will request from the Overseas Ministry, an update of the composition decrees of the CESC of Saint-Martin and the CESCE of Saint-Barthélemy, before its renewal.

The professional organizations and associations targeted by these orders will be invited to send their proposal to the prefecture, which will issue a prefectural order designating the members.


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