ERIC Number: ED264748
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
International Conference of States with a View to Adoption of the Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific (Bangkok, Thailand, December 12-16, 1983). Final Report.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand).
Proceedings of a 1983 International Conference of states sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) are presented. The focus was the adoption of the Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas, and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific. Emphasis was placed on the importance of the convention in the mobility of students and specialists for training and employment essential for national development. After summarizing the conference agenda, attention is directed to the process of agreeing on practices for recognizing foreign certificates, diplomas, and degrees, and methods for implementing the proposals endorsed by the participating nations. Included are the following materials: the preamble of the regional convention; reports of the credentials committee; addresses by representatives of participating countries and UNESCO officials; and a list of conference participants. The following countries participated in the conference: Japan, India, Australia, and Philippines, Vietnam, China, Sri Lanka, USSR, Korea, Turkey, Indonesia, Kampuchea, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, Fiji, Iran, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, New Guinea, Samoa, Singapore, Thailand, and Tonga. (SW)
Descriptors: College Graduates, College Programs, Credentials, Degrees (Academic), Educational Certificates, Evaluation Criteria, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, International Organizations, Job Applicants, Standards, Student Exchange Programs, Student Mobility
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand).
Identifiers - Location: Asia