Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization
The Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) is an intergovernmental organization of the eleven Southeast Asian countries, which was formed on 30 November 1965 by Lao PDR, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and the then Republic of South Vietnam. SEAMEO aims to promote regional cooperation in the fields of education, science and culture.
In 2014 SEAMEO announced a joint program with the German Government called "Fit For School", the first phase running over 3 years will concentrate on basic hygiene of pre--school and primary school children, improving sanitation facilities and bringing hand-washing and teeth brushing into school.
- SEAMEO RECSAM
- SEAMEO SEARCA (Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture)
- SEAMEO SPAFA
- "SEAMEO". Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organization. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
- "House of Representatives Committees". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
- "Germany offers financing backing for SEAMEO 'Fit for School' project - The Nation".
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