SEAMEO Centre Director Meeting 2016, 27-29 JULY 2016, BANGKOK – THAILAND

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SEAMEO is an international and intergovermental organization established in to promote the regional cooperation in education, science, and culture.

The member contries include Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Lete, and Vietnam. It embodies 8 Associate Members: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Nethelands, New Zealand, Spain, and United Kingdom; and four Affiliate Members namely the International Council for Open and Distance Education (CDE), the University of Tsukuba, British Council, and China Education Association for International Exchnge (CEAIE).

SEAMEO now consists of 21 regional centres.  The  Centres maintain SEAMEO’s work and aspiration to nurture human capacities and explore the fullest potentials of people in the region through quality and equity in education, preventive health, culture and tradition, training, reserach, information and communications technology, languages property alleviation, and agricultural natural resources.

The Centre Directors Meeting (CDM) took place at S31 Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand on 27-29 July 2016.  It was mostly attended by Directors and Network Coordinator of the various SEAMEO Units.  The representatives of SEAMEO QITEP in Science were Prof. Dr. Triyanta, the Director, Dr. Indarjani, the Deputy Director for Programme, and Ms. Lili Indarti, the Deputy Director for Administration.

The Centre Directors Meeting 2016 reviewed assessment of the activities of the SEAMEO Regional Ceentres and Network, plans future SEAMEO activities for further submission to High Official Meeting and SEAMEO Council Conference, and discuss with the Secretariat various internal problems and their solutions.  It also opened the new cooperations and made new networks with the existing associate and affiliate members of SEAMEO.