International Membership

Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE)
The ASPBAE is a regional association of organizations and individuals engaged in both formal and non-formal adult education, working with and through government agencies, universities, NGOs, community groups, trade unions, indigenous people’s and women’s organizations, the media, and other institutions across the Asia-Pacific region.

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Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU), Japan
This Japanese NGO, working with local partners in countries all over Asia, has set up a regional network of Literacy Resource Centres (LRCs) dedicated to the promotion of literacy for girls and women.

Each LRC is managed by the ACCU partner literacy organization. The aims of each LRC are 1) to collect and provide information and materials to other NGOs and field workers; 2) to develop innovative literacy learning materials and strategies; and 3) to offer training opportunities to literacy workers in various fields.

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Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL) Resource and Training Consortium (ARTC), Bangkok

The ARTC is a network of institutions dedicated to providing technical support and assistance to APPEAL in its efforts to reach the goals of Education for All (EFA) and lifelong learning in the Asia-Pacific region.

The consortium was founded in 1997 during a meeting of government and NGO representatives concerned with promoting literacy and basic education.


UNESCO, Principle Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok (PROAP)

Rotary International