APCE approved as UNESCO Category II Centre for the next 6 years (2018-2024)


As on 4-8 December 2017, APCE has been through a periodic review and evaluation by the UNESCO HQ Paris. The evaluation was done based on the written agreement between Indonesia and UNESCO with a period of 6 years from entry into force. In addition, APCE must renew the existing agreements based on the integrated comprehensive strategy for Category II Centre under the auspices of UNESCO.
The evaluation took place in Jakarta and Cibinong from 4-8 December 2017. The evaluators appointed by UNESCO were as follows:

  1. Dr. Tariq Rana (Water Resource Planning in the Policy & Planning Division at the Murray Darling Basin Authority, Australia)
  2. Dr. Giuseppe Arduino (Division of Water Sciences, UNESCO Paris).

The evaluators reported that APCE has met the expectations of the IHP Intergovernmental Council and that it has made substantial progress in meeting its objectives and the functioning. The evaluators also recommended that APCE must be maintain the trend of the activity in the past two years (2016-2017). Finally, on 12th April 2018, the Executive Board of UNESCO has approved to renew the designation of  APCE as Category II Centre of UNESCO for the next 6 years.