UNESCO-CEPES

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

UNESCO-CEPES

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

  • European Center for Higher Education

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Description area

Dates of existence

Since 1972

History

UNESCO-CEPES (the European Centre for Higher Education/Centre Européen pour l'Enseignement Supérieur) was established in September 1972 with a view to promoting co-operation in higher education among Member States of the Europe Region (the countries of Europe, North America, and Israel). The creation of such a centre was recommended at the Sixteenth Session of the General Conference of UNESCO which was held in the autumn of 1970. Specifically, in November of that year, the Government of Romania officially invited UNESCO to set up the Centre in Bucharest. The Director-General accepted the offer in principle, pending the outcome of negotiations relative to the legal basis and the conditions under which the Centre would be housed and would operate. These conditions were spelled out in an Accord de siège signed on 12 June 1972 and in an Annex to this Accord signed on 21 September 1972.

Places

Bucharest, Romania

Legal status

UNESCO Centre for education. In addition, the Director of UNESCO-CEPES is the Representative of UNESCO in Romania.

Functions, occupations and activities

The activities of UNESCO-CEPES are focused foremost on higher education in Central and Eastern Europe.

Mandates/sources of authority

For more information about CEPES and its activities, please see the <a href="http://www.cepes.ro/">website of the centre</a>.

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Relationships area

Related entity

UNESCO Field Offices, Institutes and Centres (1946-)

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associative

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