Secretariat Building  Mom Luang Pin Malakul Centenary Building
  920 Sukhumvit Road
  Bangkok 10110
  Tel: +66 (0) 2391-0144, 2391-0554, 2391-6413
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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 incumbent Director of the SEAMEO Secretariat is Datuk Dr Habibah Abdul Rahim

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