SEAMEO Secretariat

Secretariat BuildingMom Luang Pin Malakul Centenary Building
920 Sukhumvit Road
Bangkok 10110
Tel: +66 (0) 2391-0144, 2391-0554, 2391-6413
Fax: +66 (0) 2381-2587
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The SEAMEO Secretariat, located in Bangkok, Thailand, is the executive arm of the Council and the headquarters of the Organisation.

The main functions of the Secretariat are to:

  • Uphold the SEAMEO Charter
  • Execute the instructions and decisions of the Council
  • Develop membership
  • Raise and manage funds
  • Disseminate information and execute public relations
  • Coordinate activities among SEAMEO Member Countries, SEAMEO Centres, donors, and other organisations
  • Organise special projects
  • Develop project proposals on behalf of the Organisation
  • Convene meetings and conferences, mainly the SEAMEO Council Conference, Centre Directors Meeting, and High Officials Meeting
  • Focus on policy matters
  • Liaise between the Council and the SEAMEO Centres
  • Coordinate activities and ensure cooperation between the SEAMEO Member Countries, SEAMEO Centers and other institutions
  • Determine activities that can best be done by the Centres and review current programmes and projects
  • Build up its capacity for undertaking evaluation
  • Submit the recommendations of the SEAMEO Centres to High Officials Meeting for endorsement and to the SEAMEO Council for approval