Subfonds ROSTSEA - Regional Office for Science and Technology for Southeast Asia

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Regional Office for Science and Technology for Southeast Asia


  • 1982 - 1987 (Creation)

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0.39 linear metres of textual records

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(Since 1951)

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The Office was established in 1951 as the UNESCO Field Office for Southeast Asian Science Co-operation (SEASCO). In 1967, it became the Regional Office for Science and 1967 Technology for Southeast Asia (ROSTSEA). In 1993, it was renamed the UNESCO Jakarta Office in keeping with the house-wide policy on office names.
In 2001, the UNESCO Office in Jakarta became Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, and Office of the UNESCO Representative to Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines
In 2002, the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (East Timor) signed the Instrument of Acceptance for Membership of UNESCO (31 October 2002).


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Transfer to the UNESCO Archives in 1989

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Subfonds consists of some publications and official documents from the Regional Office for Science and Technology for Southeast Asia for the years 1982-1987.

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