Governance & Integrity

National Ombudsman visits Bonaire, Statia & Saba

Starting this week, the National Ombudsman’s team will be visiting Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba.

Three times a year, the researchers come to Bonaire, Saba and Statia to assist residents with their complaints about the Government. Consultation sessions are open to anyone who has a complaint. Whenever necessary, the researchers will also visit people at their homes to see if they can offer them assistance to solve their problems with the Government.

People who have complaints about, for example, the tax authorities, the Public Prosecutor’s Office, the police, the Public Bodies or the National Office for the Caribbean Netherlands, may submit these to the National Ombudsman’s researchers, free of charge.

Consultation sessions

The times and places the consultation sessions take place on Bonaire, Saba and Statia, will be announced through infomercials on the radio and on the Facebook page Nationale ombudsman Caribisch Nederland. If a resident is unable to attend the consultation sessions, they may also submit their complaints through the website, through WhatsApp or over the phone.


Plaza Francisco Chiku Goeloe in Antriol

Tuesday, November 19th, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Friday, November 22nd, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fundashon Cocari in Rincon

Thursday, November 21st, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Community Care Center

Monday, November 25th, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 26th, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


Child Focus Foundation, Windwardside

Wednesday, November 27th, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sunny Valley Youth Center, the Bottom

Thursday, November 28th, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

People wishing to submit a complaint can do so during one of the consultation sessions? For more information, please visit or our Facebook page:

The Ombudsman for Children

The representatives of the Ombudsman for Children will also attend the consultation sessions on Saba and Statia. The Ombudsman for Children is committed to children’s rights, and monitors if the Government, private institutions in education, childcare, child welfare services and health care institutions respect these rights. Residents with a question about children’s rights, or do you want to submit a complaint? Please attend one of the consultation sessions.

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