The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO)


 The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS)

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The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) is a regional intergovernmental organisation established in 1965 among governments of Southeast Asian countries to promote regional cooperation in education, science and culture in the region.

As an organisation that has continued to nurture human capacities and explored the peoples’ fullest potential, the SEAMEO maintains its work and aspirations for development with peoples of the region to make lives better in quality and equity in education, preventive health education, culture and tradition, information and communication technology, languages, poverty alleviation and agriculture and natural resources.

The organisation's highest policy-making body is the SEAMEO Council, which comprises the 11 Southeast Asian education ministers. The SEAMEO Secretariat is located in Bangkok, Thailand.

Read More: http://www.seameo.org/SEAMEOWeb2/


The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) is the foremost independent scientific body in Nigeria which was established in 1977 (but incorporated in 1986). NAS is uniquely positioned to bring scientific knowledge to bear on the policies/strategic direction of the country and is also dedicated to the development and advancement of science, technology, and innovation in Nigeria.

NAS is a national not-for-profit organisation with membership elected through a highly competitive process, who has distinguished themselves in their fields both locally and internationally. Some of its members have served as Vice-Chancellors of universities, Directors-General of government parastatals and Ministers in federal ministries. The Academy, given its clout, also has the ability to attract other experts from around the country and internationally when needed. NAS, with its combination of expertise and independence, is uniquely positioned to bring scientific evidence to bear on policies and program implementation in the country.

NAS is Nigeria’s national representative on such bodies as the International Council for Science(ICSU) – the umbrella body for all science associations and unions – and the Inter-Academy Panel (IAP) – the umbrella body for all national science academies globally. The Academy is also a member of the Executive Committees of the Inter-Academy Medical Panel (IAMP) and the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC).

Read more: http://nas.org.ng


 The National Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters of Benin (ANSALB)    Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations
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The National Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters of Benin (ANSALB) was created following the Constitutive General Assembly held on December 27, 2010, in accordance with the law of July 1, 1901. It is an independent, sustainable, non-profit, scholarly society under the patronage and protection of the President of the Republic.

It is also apolitical and endowed with legal personality and administrative and financial autonomy.It brings together Beninese scientists and can associate foreign scholars chosen among them the most eminent of their fields of competence. They contribute to the accomplishment of the missions of the Academy. Read more: http://ansalb.org


The Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations is a small, exclusive university institute in the very heart of international diplomacy: Geneva, Switzerland.

Attracting students from all over the world, GSD is committed to offering the highest level of education to a small number of qualified students.

GSD programmes are a unique combination of conceptual courses in diplomacy and international relations and applied internships within the diplomatic community or an international organization to prepare students for their future careers.

The focus of the school is to offer students the full panoply of abilities needed by professionals in the fields of government, politics, law, economics, journalism, international business and humanitarian work.

Read more : https://genevadiplomacy.ch




Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation (FSTC), UK

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Globethics.net is a worldwide ethics network based in Geneva, with an international Board of Foundation of eminent persons. It provides an electronic platform for ethical reflection and action. Its central instrument is the internet site www.globethics.net. For its activities in research and access to knowledge in ethics, Globethics.net can also be called a learned society. The aim of Globethics.net is to ensure that people in all regions of the world are empowered to reflect and act on ethical issues. Read more: http://www.globethics.net


The Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) is a British not-for-profit, non-political, and non-religious organisation founded in 1999 by a group of philanthropic historians, scientists, engineers and social scientists. It is dedicated to researching and popularising the history of pre-Renaissance civilisations, especially the Muslim civilisation, that have had an impact upon the scientific, technological and cultural heritage of our modern world. FSTC, UK is an action purpose branch of FSTC Ltd., that produces content for educational purposes with a UK focus but not exclusively.

Read more: http://www.fstc.org.uk


The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)


The SEAMEO Regional Center for Educational Innovation and Technology (SEAMEO INNOTECH) 




The Center for Applied Linguistics is a private, nonprofit organization promoting access,equity and mutual understanding for linguistically and culturally diverse people around the world. The mission of CAL is to promote language learning and cultural understanding by serving as a trusted source for research, resources, and policy analysis. Through its work, CAL seeks solutions to issues involving language and culture as they relate to access and equity in education and society around the globe. Read more: http://www.cal.org



The SEAMEO Regional Center for Educational Innovation and Technology (SEAMEO INNOTECH) is one of three SEAMEO regional centers hosted by the Government of the Philippines (GOP). SEAMEO INNOTECH was established in January 1970 following the SEAMEO Council’s approval of its five-year plan and interim plan of operations.

Its headquarters was first set up at the SEAMEO Secretariat headquarters in Thailand. It was then moved to Singapore and later on to Vietnam until it was moved back to Thailand in 1975. On July 1, 1976 a memorandum of agreement was signed between the GOP and SEAMEO for the temporary hosting of SEAMEO INNOTECH in the Philippines. On July 1, 1981, the GOP accepted the formal request of the SEAMEO Council for the Philippines to permanently host SEAMEO INNOTECH. The Center is now located within the campus of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City.

SEAMEO INNOTECH is principally dedicated to identifying common and unique education problems and needs of Southeast Asian countries and developing innovative and technology-based solutions to address these problems. The Center aids in educational development within and outside the region through training and human resource development, research and evaluation, information and communications technology and other special programs addressing specific areas of concern in the Southeast Asian educational scenario.

Read more : http://www.seameo-innotech.org


The Union of University Social Responsibility for Latin America (URSULA) 

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The Union of University Social Responsibility for Latin America (URSULA) comprises of 90 Latin American member universities with an objective to set out strategies and methodologies for good practices and innovative and sustainable management models of education. 

Read more : http://Unionursula.org