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Curacao 2030; Society 5.0

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Vision Curacao 2030; Current state and defining next steps

Posted by Miguel Goede on July 3, 2020 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (16926)


Presenting the current state of the process and next defining the next steps.





Due COVID-19 only 30 participants!





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Workshop is held on Friday 17 ...

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2030 Vision Curaçao

Posted by Miguel Goede on June 25, 2020 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (453)


This document is a vision for Curaçao through the year 2030. It has been co-created by many contributors. It is a living and evolving document that is continuously updated based on new insights, feedback, and input received. It will be the basis for incentivization to develop ongoing initiatives, priorities, and an implementation plan that specifies related to who should do what and when.

The process that participants and readers go through is as necessary as the docu...

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Curacao Economy 2030

Posted by Miguel Goede on June 20, 2020 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (906)

In 2030 Curaçao stays in the doughnut in the following way. Curaçao boasts a creative, innovative, and knowledgeable pool of talent, both locally and globally. These resources, along with the further development of the Information Communication Telecommunication (ICT) infrastructure, will be the economic backbone of the island.

Curaçao in 2030 has advanced manufacturing and production stimulated by the government using local materials such as aquatic sea materials. The co...

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Living Neighborhood Home

Posted by Miguel Goede on June 16, 2020 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (831)

Living Neighborhood Home


Well-being is greatly influenced by how we live in our houses and Neighborhoods

General Discussion

We, as human beings, are social beings, wired to connect with other human beings and to help each other were this is possible and feeling right about this. Assisting others to triggers our altruism. Because of our conditioning in the past decades all over the world, this natural tendency has withered down. We believe that o...

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Healthcare & Public Health

Posted by Miguel Goede on June 11, 2020 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (1726)

In 2030, after years of increasing health deprivation of the Curaçaoan population relative to the Netherlands and other politically affiliated Caribbean states, Curaçao is back on track to reach one of the highest life expectancies in the Caribbean again. The paradigm shift from curative healthcare to a broader understanding of health is well underway. We try not only to make sick people better but also to keep healthy people healthy. It is now widely understood that the unequal dis...

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Food and Climate Change

Posted by Miguel Goede on June 8, 2020 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (439)

It is through governance that society takes care of basic needs like food and climate.

Climate change is a severe problem. The effect is leading towards loss of land, health, homes, work, and everything we know the world of today. It is the result of a continuous cumulative action that is embedded in our social and economic systems since the industrial revolution. Using (abusing) its earth resources and discarding the consequences has a negative chain reaction effect on the environment ...

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Posted by Miguel Goede on June 7, 2020 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (419)
Curaçao scores the highest in the region when it comes to good governance[1].We are a meritocratic society appointing people based on their merits. Government Curaçao has secure e-government that enables social, economic, and cultural development. The government is result-driven, no more red-tape. The results are monitored on a dashboard. All laws are modern, eliminating outdated laws. The electoral system is adjusted in the sense that the parliamentary seat is assigned to the political... Read Full Post »

Four scenarios

Posted by Miguel Goede on June 6, 2020 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (733)
Sketches of four possible scenarios were developed to illustrate what the impact of the choices we make might be. We used the PESTLE method as the basis. PESTLE analysis (political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, legal, and environmental) describes a framework of macro-environmental factors used in the environmental scanning component of strategic management. The following simple model was developed to compare the four scenarios visually. Among these four scenarios, Scenario 5.0 emerg... Read Full Post »

Scenario 5.0

Posted by Miguel Goede on June 4, 2020 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (446)


Scenario 5.0

The political arena is pluriform. E-Government is a reality. Government power is decentralized to the neighborhoods. The island is outward-looking, collaborating, and integrating. The island plays a mediating role in the region, especially in the case of Venezuela.


The economy is based on the principles of the doughnut economy or circular economy. We got there by implementing a Green New Deal. Progress is measured using a well-being index. Th...

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Scenario 4.0

Posted by Miguel Goede on June 3, 2020 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (507)
Scenario 4.0 The political arena is pluriform. E-Government is a reality, and this has increased transparency and enabled the island to be more outward-looking. The island has become a better partner in the global arena. The economy is based on the innovative ITC cluster and the creative sector. Remote working and learning is the norm. Export has increased, and there is significant structural economic growth. Neoliberalism with corporations taking the big stage is still dominant. This is an u... Read Full Post »