Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States (ABEGS)

Bureau arabe de l'éducation pour les Etats du Golfe
Oficina Arabe de Educación para los Estados del Golfo

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1975 Riyadh Saudi Arabia


1975, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia). Was awarded, Nov 1993, an international medal by UNESCO on the occasion of 400th anniversary of the birth of Jan Amos Comenius.


Coordinate, integrate and whenever possible unify the efforts of member states in the fields of education, culture and science; reinforce unity among the Gulf peoples; establish a system of education on firm scientific basis with clearly stated goals; create joint educational centres and institutions; improve the Arab Islamic image of the region and strengthen cultural ties and links.


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General Assembly (every 2 years), consisting of Ministers of Education of member states. Executive Council (meeting twice a year), comprising Deputy Ministers/Under-secretaries of Education of member states. Director General. Executive Officer. Main Departments (3): Programmes; Informations; Financial and Administrative Affairs. Sections and Units (7): Computer; Relations with Foreign Organizations; Library; Council's Secretarianship; Studies and Publications; Printing Office; Public Relations and Media. Specialized organs (4): F-XF4170 - Arabian Gulf University (AGU); E-XE1008 - Gulf Arab States Educational Research Centre (GASERC), Kuwait; G-XJ4130 - Arab Educational Training Centre for Gulf States; Educational Centre for Arabic Language (ECAL).


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GOAL 4: Quality Education



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