UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
1961 Bangkok Thailand
1961, Bangkok (Thailand), as UNESCO Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific (ROEAP) -- Bureau régional de l'UNESCO pour l'éducation en Asie et dans le Pacifique -- Oficina Regional de la UNESCO de Educación para Asia y el Pacifico, following a Resolution at 11th Session of General Conference, 1960, of B-XB3383 - UNESCO. Set up as regional office for education in 1961 and expanded to cover culture in 1976, social and human sciences in 1977, and information programmes and services in 1987. In 1986, adopted the name UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (PROAP) -- Bureau régional principal de l'UNESCO en Asie et dans le Pacifique -- Oficina Principal Regional de la UNESCO para Asia y el Pacifico, also referred to by initials UNESCO/PROAP. From 1995, functions as UNESCO Bangkok Office -- Bureau de l'UNESCO à Bangkok -- Oficina de la UNESCO en Bangkok. Also referred to as: UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
Promote and organize activities in the fields of education, social and human sciences, culture, communication, information and informatics, including: development and reform of education at all levels from early childhood education to higher education; social sciences, human sciences and UNESCO's programme in the region related to women, human rights, peace and youth; preservation of cultural heritage, traditions and cultural identity; regional projects to facilitate access to exchange and use of information and data, including action to strengthen and develop libraries, archives and information systems.
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