During his tenure as Prime Minister of Aruba from 2009 to 2017, Mike Eman achieved several notable accomplishments:
Economic Diversification: Eman's government implemented strategies to diversify Aruba's economy and reduce its dependence on oil and tourism. They focused on attracting foreign investment, promoting sustainable development, and expanding sectors such as renewable energy, information technology, and financial services.
Sustainable Development and Environmental Initiatives: Eman's administration prioritized environmental sustainability and implemented measures to protect Aruba's natural resources. They promoted renewable energy projects, introduced green initiatives, and pursued strategies to mitigate the impact of climate change.
Infrastructure Development: Eman's government made significant investments in infrastructure projects to improve the island's transportation networks, including road improvements, airport expansions, and the modernization of seaports. These initiatives aimed to enhance connectivity and support economic growth.
Education and Innovation: Eman's administration focused on improving the education system in Aruba. They implemented reforms to enhance the quality of education, increase access to educational resources, and promote innovation and entrepreneurship among young people.
Fiscal Responsibility: Eman's government emphasized fiscal responsibility and implemented measures to maintain a balanced budget and reduce public debt. They pursued prudent financial management and implemented reforms to enhance transparency and accountability in public finances.
Social Programs: Eman's administration introduced social programs to address the needs of vulnerable populations in Aruba. They focused on healthcare improvements, affordable housing initiatives, and poverty alleviation measures to improve the well-being of Aruban citizens.