Sixth SEAMEO Executive Committee Meeting convened

Sunday, 22 August 2021 |

Members of the SEAMEO Executive Committee include high officials from five SEAMEO Member Countries namely Brunei Darussalam, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam as the Chairperson. This year ™s SEAMEO Executive Committee comprises a new set of membership following the biennial election of SEAMEO Council President in March 2013.

The SEAMEO Executive Committee serves a two-year term, and chairmanship rotates consistent with the High Officials Meeting chairmanship which is also based on the two-year SEAMEO Council presidency.

The SEAMEO Executive Committee meets annually to, among others, advise on budgeting and financial matters of the Organization, review existing projects initiated by the SEAMEO Units, makes recommendations for the overall development of the SEAMEO Centres, and provides policy guidance on the Organization, including the overall development of the SEAMEO Secretariat.


The SEAMEO Executive Committee in a group photo with other country delegates and the SEAMEO Secretariat directorate and key staff members.


Mr Tran Ba Viet Dzung, Director General, International Cooperation Department,
Ministry of Education and Training, and Chairperson of the SEAMEO Executive Committee shows the draft booklet on SEAMEO Strategic Plan during the meeting.


Members of the SEAMEO Executive Committee include high officials from five SEAMEO Member Countries including (from left) Brunei Darussalam represented by
Dr Junaidi Abd Rahman, Permanent Secretary (Core Education), Ministry of Education;
Lao PDR represented by Ms Chanthavone Phandamnong, Director General, Department of External Relations, Ministry of Education and Sports;
Malaysia represented by Dato ™ Wan Khazanah Ismail, Deputy Secretary General (Management), Ministry of Education, Malaysia;
and Thailand represented by Ms Duriya Amatavivat, Director, Bureau of International Cooperation, Ministry of Education.

The Director of SEAMEO Secretariat, Dr Witaya Jeradechakul (extreme right) assists the SEAMEO Executive Committee Meeting Chairperson
and provides necessary reports and information.