Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education

Organization's name: Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education
Former Name(s): Asian South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education
Headquarters address  
Address: Unit 106 Sterten Place Condominium, 116 Maginhawa St., Teachers' Village, Quezon City , Philippines 1101

Phone: +63284414594
Fax: +63284414594
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • Sustainable Development
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Education and training of women
Geographic scope: Regional
  • Asia
  • Oceania
Country of activity:
  • India
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1964
Year of registration (YYYY): 1992
Organizational structure: ASPBAE is a membership-based, Asia Pacific regional civil society network. Its highest decision making body is the General Assembly (GA) of members which meets once every 4 years. The GA defines the strategic directions of the organisation and elects an Executive Council with representatives from the four (4) sub-regions of the Asia Pacific and a President elected at large. Gender-balanced representation characterizes the composition of the Executive Council. The Executive Council appoints the Secretary General (SG), an ex officio member of the Executive who is the Chief Executive Officer of the organisation. The Executive approves plans and budgets of the organisation. The Secretary General appoints and supervises staff to run the day to day operations of ASPBAE.
Number and type of members: Around 150 member organisations operating in more than 30 countries in the Asia Pacific region. ASPBAE members straddle national education campaign coalitions, NGOs, community education groups, sectoral organisations of youth, women and indigenous people.
Affiliation with NGO networks: Gobal Campaign for Education (GCE), International Council for Adult Education (ICAE), UNESCO Collective Consultation of NGOs on Education 2030
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Foreign and international grants

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