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Asie et Pacifique

National Commission of the People's Republic of China for UNESCO
Informations générales
Nom anglaisNational Commission of the People's Republic of China for UNESCO

37, Damucang Hutong Xidan
CN - 100816 Beijing

Téléphone(86-10) 66 09 68 44 (General Policy and Admin Office);
(86-10) 66 09 65 53 (Div. Science and Culture);
(86-10) 66 09 62 49 (Div. Education)
Fax(86-10) 66 01 79 12
Site Web des Commissions nationales sur unesco.orghttp://www.unesco.org.cn/index.jsp (in Chinese only)
Langue de correspondanceENGLISH
NomMr Tian Xuejun
Date d'électionMars 2017
Durée du mandat
DébutMars 2017

NomMr DU Yue
Date d'électionSeptember 2011
Durée du mandatnot fixed
DébutSeptembre 2011
Modalités d'électionAppointed by the Ministry of Education at the level of Director-General.

Mr Du Yue, Secretary-General

Date et modalités de créationFebruary 1979
StatutGouvernemental (rattaché à 1 ministère)
Ministère de tutelleMinistry of Education
Dates de la législationLe texte juridique a été accepté01/01/1979 et révisé pour la dernière fois le
LégislationThe founding text of the National Commission submitted jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education, was approved by the State Council in 1979.
Centre de documentationThe Commission operates a modest Documentation Centre, which holds all UNESCO publications acquired over the last twenty years. It is open to visitors but needs to be computerized and administered by a professional documentalist to be fully functional.
Structure de la CommissionThe Commission consists of the following bodies:
- The General Assembly;
- The Standing Committee;
- 15 Programme Committees;
- Parternerships (Category II Centers, higher education, research institutions etc.)
- The Secretariat which comprises three Divisions (Education, General Policy and Planning, Science and Culture).
Membres/CompositionThe Commission is composed of 29 members known for their work and/or research within the fields of competence of UNESCO. They comprise Central Government Ministries and Agencies; major professional associations; academic institutions; media representatives; academic; etc.
Comité exécutifThe Commission has a standing Committee composed of the Chairperson, seven Vice-Chairpersons (representing the Ministries of Science and Technology; Culture; Foreign Affairs; and the Chinese Academies of Sciences and Social Sciences; land and resources; housing and rural-urban development), the Secretary-General and the Deputy Secretary-General. The Standing Committee meets once or twice a year.
Assemblée généraleComposed of 29 members representing UNESCO’s fields of competence, including the Central Government Ministries and Agencies, major professional associations, academic institutions, media representatives, etc. The General Assembly meets once a year.
Comités ou sous-comitésThe Commission has 15 specialized committees
• Education for All
• Education for Sustainable Development
• Man and Biosphere
• International Geoscience Programme
• International Hydrological Programme
• Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
• Management of Social Transformations
• Memory of the World
• World Heritage Centre
• Copyright
• Return of Cultural Properties
• Information for All
• UNESCO Chairs
• UNESCO Clubs and Associations
• ASPnet Schools
Détails sur les sous-comités
Nombre de comités ou sous-comités15
Thèmes des sous-comités[X] Education
[X] Sciences
[X] Sciences sociales
[X] Culture
[X] Communication
[X] Autre
Coopération avec l’UNESCO et d'autres Commissions nationales
Vue d'ensembleThe Commission maintains fruitful relations with National Commissions from Asia and the Pacific as well as other Regions (Italy, Germany, France). Invitations to international events hosted by the Commission are often extended to other Commissions. The Chinese National Commissions (Rep. Korea, Thailand, Japan, Romania, Kyrgyzstan, etc). Efforts have been made to strengthen ties with National Commissions of the Sub-Region. In this regards, the Commission initiated and participates in a new Sub-Regional network composed of five National Commissions in East Asia (China, DPR Korea, Japan, Mongolia and Rep. Korea). The five National Commissions hold Annual meetings. The Commission also maintains close contacts with the UNESCO Offices in Beijing, Bangkok and Jakarta and regularly cooperates with the IIEP in Paris, the IBE in Geneva and the UIE in Hamburg.
TypeLettre d'information
RépartitionNational Commissions, UNESCO Headquarters, Regional Offices and the Beijing Office
Work Report of Chinese National Commission ofr UNESCO
Répartitionmembers of the Commission and relevant ministries, institutions and associations involved in UNESCO activities.