UNESCO Office, Jakarta - Regional Bureau for Sciences in Asia and the Pacific
1951 Jakarta Indonesia
1951, Jakarta (Indonesia), within the framework of B-XB3383 - UNESCO, as UNESCO Field Office for South East Asian Science Cooperation (SEASCO). Originally hosted by Indonesia, temporarily transferred to Bangkok (Thailand) in 1965, but returned to Jakarta in 1967 as UNESCO Regional Office for Science and Technology for Southeast Asia (ROSTSEA) -- Bureau régional de l'UNESCO de science et de technologie pour l'Asie du Sud-Est or UNESCO Jakarta Regional Office for Science and Technology for Southeast Asia -- Bureau régional de l'UNESCO de Jakarta de science et de technologie pour l'Asie du Sud-Est, and also referred to by the initials UNESCO/ROSTSEA. Subsequent name changes: UNESCO Jakarta Office -- Bureau de l'UNESCO à Jakarta, 1993; UNESCO Office, Jakarta - Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, 2001, and also started functioning as the Office for the UNESCO Representative to Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. Since 2003, also functions as the Office for the UNESCO Representative to Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Timor-Leste, following signing of the instrument of Acceptance of Membership by Timor-Leste in 2002. Since 2005, also functions as the Office for the UNESCO Representative to Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Timor-Leste, when Brunei Darussalam became 191st member of UNESCO.
Contribute to peace and human development in a era of globalization through education, sciences, culture and communication; reduce poverty through education for all, applying scientific knowledge to the benefit of the poor and removing social, cultural and communications barriers to equity; humanize globalization through building cultural and communication bridges, assurance of cultural heritage and empowerment of the marginalized to participate; bridge the digital divide through socio-technical innovation; redress marginalization of women and young people; assist in combating the threat of HIV/AIDS through providing essential knowledge and changing negative attitudes and behaviours through education and advocacy; empower indigenous cultures confronting the modern world; create a sustainable world for present and future generations through linking science and ecological knowledge with an understanding of community and social processes; promote freedom of expression, free flow of information and press freedom; promote peace by addressing the challenges of globalization.
Events28 past events available with paid subscription only.
ActivitiesAvailable with paid subscription only.
LanguagesAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Inter-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
Relations with Non-Governmental OrganizationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
PublicationsAvailable with paid subscription only.
MembersAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type I ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Type II ClassificationAvailable with paid subscription only.
Subjects *Available with paid subscription only.
UN Sustainable Development Goals **
UIA Org ID
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.
Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.
UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.
* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.