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International Conference of States With a View to Adoption of the Revised 1983 Regional Convention on Recognition of Studies, Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific

About International Conference of States (ICS)

OBJECTIVE 
The International Conference of States aims to examine and adopt the Revised 1983 Regional Convention on Recognition of Studies, Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific and to set up mechanisms to oversee the implementation of the new Regional Convention. 

Please refer to Background information of ICS (pdf, 190kb) 

PARTICIPANTS 

  • 62 delegates from 25 Member States in Asia-Pacific and Holy See
  • 14 observers from 10 Member States outside Asia-Pacific
  • 8 observers from 7 NGO/IGOs
  • 4 Resource experts and participants from UNESCO and MEXT, Japan 

Participation in the meeting is by nomination of UNESCO Member States and other invitees from NGOs and IGOs authorized by the UNESCO Executive Board

DATE: 25-26 November 2011 

VENUE: Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa, Tokyo, Japan  

AGENDA Chinese / English / Russian 

RULES OF PROCEDURE  Chinese / English / Russian

Documents and slides during ICS

Final Text of Asia-Pacific Regional Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education

States that signed the Convention

Armenia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Holy See, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Republic of Korea, Timor-Leste, Turkey (9 States) 

Report & Photos during ICS