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Arab States

Libyan National Commission for Education, Science and Culture
General Information
English NameLibyan National Commission for Education, Science and Culture
French NameCommission nationale libyenne pour l'Education, la Science et la Culture

Ministry of Education
P.O. Box 1091

PhoneWork: 00218 61 2234164
Mobile: 00218 92 8445679
Fax(218) 362 06/01/04

E-maildl.libya@unesco-delegations.org; m1967@hotmail.co.uk
Correspondence LanguageENGLISH
Office Holders
Name Mr Marei Ahmed ALTAYER
Election Date20/02/2015
Mandated duration
StartedFebruary 2015

Name Mr Marei Ahmed ALTAYER
StartedOctober 2015

Date and Method of Creation31 décembre 1957
StatusGovernmental (1 Ministry)
Legislation DatesThe judicial text was accepted27/06/1953 and last revised
LegislationNo information provided
Documentation CentreThe National Commission has settled a Documentation Centre gathering 1000 holdings, including publications from UNESCO, ALECSO and ISESCO. The Centre is computerized and administered by a trained documentalist (training courses offered by ALECSO and ISESCO).
The Centre is consulted by 1000 visitors each year (university students, researchers, and academics).
Structure of the CommissionThe National Commission consists of the following bodies:
- The General Assembly, which meets once a year, before UNESCO Executive Board and General Conference;
- Three Programme Committees, dealing with: (1) Education; (2) Science, and (3) Culture. The Programme Committees hold their meetings irregularly;
- The Secretariat.
Members/CompositionThe Membership of the Commission includes representatives of various government departments, Ministries, and national institutions specialized in the fields of UNESCO's competence. The Commission meets in Plenary once a year.
Executive CommitteeThe Commission has no Executive Committee.
General AssemblyThe General Assembly includes representatives of related and competent bodies in fields of education, culture and science. It holds its meetings once a year mainly before meetings of UNESCO's Executive Board and General Conference.
Committees or Sub-CommitteesThe Commission has Technical Committees on Education, Science and Culture which groups some distinguished scientists and experts. They meet periodically.
Interaction with UNESCO and National Commissions
OverviewThe Libyan National Commission for Education, Science and Culture collaborates with other National Commissions within the Arab States Region and maintains good working relations with the UNESCO Field Offices in Rabat, Cairo and Beirut.
DistributionLocal and regional