International Bureau of Education (IBE)

Bureau international d'éducation (BIE)
Oficina Internacional de Educación (OIE)
Mezdunarodnoe Bjuro Prosvescenija (MBP)

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1925-12 Geneva Switzerland


Dec 1925, Geneva (Switzerland), as an international nongovernmental organization, under the initiative of H-XD3464 - World Association for the School as an Instrument of Peace; became the first intergovernmental organization in the field of education by Statutes signed 25 Jul 1929. Integrated with B-XB3383 - UNESCO, 1 Jan 1969. Current Statutes adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO at its 15th session, 1968, and amended at 19th, 21st, 24th, 25th and 29th sessions. Also referred to as UNESCO: International Bureau of Education -- Unesco: Bureau international d'éducation. Enjoys wide intellectual and functional autonomy within the framework of UNESCO.


Introduce innovative approaches in curriculum design and implementation to improve practical skills and facilitate international dialogue on educational policies and practices.


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Council, comprising 12 member states designated by the General Conference of UNESCO, and including a President and 5 Vice-Presidents from the 6 regional groupings, meets in ordinary session at least once a year. Director, appointed by the Director-General of UNESCO from a list drawn up by Council.


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GOAL 4: Quality Education



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