Regional Networks

UNESCO Office Jakarta has some organizations that act as partners in some field of activities. UNESCO Office Jakarta also regularly engage the following networks in its activities.

EDUCATION Regional Networks

1. SEAMEO Regional Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology (INNOTECH)
Year of Establishment: 1965
Centre Director: Dr. Ramon C. Bacani
P O Box 207, UP
Diliman, Quezon City 1101
Tel: +63 (2) 924-7681 to 4
Fax: +63 (2) 921-0224
Email: innotech(at)

2. Asia-Pacific Centre of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID)
Year of Establishment: 1973
Coordinator of APEID: (vacant)
UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
P.O. Box 967, Prakanong Post Office
Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Tel: (66-2) 3910577 (ext. 212)
Fax: (66-2) 3910866
Email: apeid.bgk(at)    

3. Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet)
Year of Establishment: 1953
International Coordinator: Ms Livia Saldari
International Coordinator
7, place de Fontenoy
75352 Paris 07 SP
Tel: 33 (0) 1 45 68 10 80
Fax: 33 (0)1 45 68 56 39

4. Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) (UNESCO Category II Centre)
Year of establishment: 1999
Director: Dr. Chung Utak
26-1 Guro-dong, Guro-gu, Seoul
Republic of Korea, 152-050
Tel. (82-2) 774 3956
Fax: (82-2) 774 3957

5. South-East Asian Centre for Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development (SEACLLSD), Philippines (UNESCO Category II Centre)
Year of establishment: 2009
Interim Director: Dr. Zenaida T. Domingo
c/o UNESCO National commission of the Philippines
Ground Floor
Department of Foreign Affairs
2330 Roxas Boulevard
Pasay City
Philippines 1300
Tel.: (632) 834 3447
Fax: (632) 831 8873
Email: zenaida_domingo(at)

Earth Science Regional Networks

Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and Southeast Asia

Year of Establishment 1966

CCOP Technical Secretariat

CCOP Building, 75/10 Rama VI Rd., Phayathai

Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400 THAILAND

 Web address:


Engineering Science & Technology Regional Networks

1. ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO)
Contact person: Ir. Dr. Gue See Sew
Gue & Partners Sdn. Bhd.
39-5, Jalan 3/146, The Metro Centre,
Bandar Tasik Selatan
57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel : 603 - 9059 5395
Fax : 603 - 9059 5869
E-mail :,

2. Greater Mekong Subregion Academic and Research Network
Year of Establishment: 1973
Secretariat c/o Asian Institute of Technology
Km 42 Paholyothin Highway, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, THAILAND
Tel: 66 2 5246101
Fax: 66 2 5245069
Email :

3. School of Internet (SOI)
Year of Establishment: 1997
Contact person: Prof. Keiko Okawa
Director of SOI-ASIA
SOI - Asia
Keio University, Murai Lab
5322 Endo, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, 252-8520 JAPAN
Tel.: +81 466 49 1100
Fax: 81 466 49 1101

Water Science Regional Networks

1. Regional Steering Committee of the International Hydrological Programme for Asia and the Pacific (RSC)
Year of Establishment: 1993 for “Southeast Asia and the Pacific”, and was extended to “Asia and the Pacific” in 2017
RSC IHP AP Chair: Dr. Ignasius D.A. Sutapa, MSc
Vice Chairman of IHP Indonesia
Executive Director of APCE (Executive Director Asia Pacific Centre for Ecohydrology)
Cibinong Science Centre
Jl. Raya Bogor Km 46, Cibinong,
Bogor, Indonesia
Email: ignasdas(at) ; ignasdas(at)  

2. Asia-Pacific Flow Regimes from International Experimental and Network Data (AP-FRIEND)
Year of Establishment: 1997
Outgoing Coordinator: Mr. Trevor Daniell
University of Adelaide, School of Civil, Environmental & Mining Engineering, Australia
Email: trevor.daniell(at)

People, Biodiversity & Ecology Regional Networks

1. East Asian Biosphere Reserve Network (EABRN)
Year of Establishment: 1994
Contact Person: Mr Philippe Pypaert
Programme Specialist for Science
UNESCO Beijing Cluster Office
Jianguomenwai Waijiaogongyu 5-13-3, Beijing 10060,
P. R. China
Tel: +86-10-65322828
Fax: +86-10-65324854
Email: beijing(at) 

2. Southeast Asian Biosphere Reserve Network (SeaBRnet)
Year of Establishment: 1998
Contact Person: Mr Hans D Thulstrup
Senior Programme Specialist for Water and Environmental Sciences
Regional Science Bureau for Asia and Pacific
UNESCO Office, Jakarta
Jl. Galuh II, No. 5, Kebayoran Baru,
Tel : +62-21-7399818
Fax: +62-21-72796489
Email: jakarta(at)  

3. South and Central Asia MAB Network (SACAM)
Year of Establishment: 2001
Contact Person: Mr Guy Broucke
Programme Specialist for Natural Sciences
UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, and Sri Lanka
1 San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi - 110 021 INDIA
Tel:  (91-11) 26111867, 26111869
Fax: (91-11) 26111861
E-mail: newdelhi(at)

4. The Pacific Biosphere Reserve Network (PacMAB)
Year of Establishment: 2006
Contact Person: Ms Serena Heckler
Programme Specialist for Natural Sciences
P.O. Box 615
E-mail: apia(at)
Tel: +685 24276
Fax: +685 26593

Culture Regional Networks

1. Asian Academy for Heritage Management (AAHM)
Year of Establishment: 2001
Executive Secretary: Ms Montira Horayangura Unakul - Programme Specialist
The Asian Academy’s Central Secretariat
Office of the Regional Advisor for Culture in Asia and the Pacific
UNESCO Bangkok
Tel: +66 (0)2391 0577 ext 509, 503
Fax: +66-2-391-0866
Email: or

2. ASEAN Handicraft Promotion and Development Association (AHPADA)
Year of Establishment: 1981
Executive Secretary: Mrs Surapee Rojanavongse
Honorary President of AHPADA
4th Floor, Gaysorn Place, 999 Gaysorn Plaza
Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Tel: (662) 656 1929/663 2383
Fax: (662) 663 2389

3. International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP)
Year of Establishment: 2011
Executive Secretary: Dr Samuel Lee
Director of ICHCAP
132 Munji-ro, Yuseong-go

Daejeon 305 – 308

Republic of Korea


4. Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre for the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (CRIHAP)
Year of Establishment: 2010


5. International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (IRCI)
Year of Establishment: 2009

Sakai City Museum, 2 Mozusekiun-cho

Sakai-ku, Osaka


Tel: +81 (72) 275 - 8050


6. The ASEAN Secretariat
70A. Jalan Sisingamangaraja
Jakarta 12110
(+6221)7262991, 7243372
(+6221)7398234, 7243504

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