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SODEPAR
Saint-Pierre & Miquelon economic development agency
Rue Borda – Palais Royal
PO Box 4365
St. Pierre & Miquelon, 97500
Tel : +011 508 41.15.15
Fax : +011 508 41 15 16

Profile

Created in 1989 by the local French government of Saint-Pierre & Miquelon, SODEPAR is a semi-public company with headquarters in St. Pierre and an office in Paris. SODEPAR sits in a number of committees, either in a decision-making or a consulting capacity:

  • France-Canada joint committee
  • SPM aquaculture advisory board
  • SPM agriculture advisory board
  • SPM professional training advisory board
  • European Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA) executive committee
  • French delegation at NAFO
  • French delegation at ICCATT

SODEPAR Activities include but are not limited to:

  • Contracting for construction and civil engineering projects (airport, hospital, water treatment,…) and facilities management
  • Interface between the local business community or foreign investors and the local government
  • Seminars, press conferences, promotional events, and trade shows
  • Implementation of European development tools such as the transshipment system, and provisions to the rule of origin.
  • Representing the local government of St. Pierre and Miquelon at official meetings between the European Commission, member states, and European overseas territories and countries