INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

 

 

European Commission

 

It is an organisation which is in charge of the administrative supervision that starts the legislation process, and implement the budget and programs.

 

The Directorate General for Education and Culture ( DG EAC )

 

It is the executive branch of the European Union responsible for policy on education, culture, youth, languages and sport.

 

Council of Europe ( COE )

 

Its aims are to protect and strengthen the human rights, superiority of law, and the principles of pluralistic democracy. It also searches for a solution for the issues of minorities, racism, intolerance, ethnocentrism, social exclusion, drugs and environment. It contributes to the composition and development of European cultural sense of self.

 

European Students Union (ESU )

 

The aim of ESU is to represent and promote the educational, social, economic and cultural interests of students at the European level towards all relevant bodies and in particular the European Union, Bologna Follow Up Group, Council of Europe and UNESCO.

 

European University Association ( EUA )

 

EUA is the largest and most comprehensive organisation representing universities in Europe,with 850 members across 47 countries. EUA not only provides unrivalled opportunities for members to share best practice by participating in projects,events,and other mutual learning activities involving a wide range of universities but also provides members with unique opportunities to influence and shape future European policy and initiatives affecting higher education and research.

 

European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education ( EQAR )

 

EQAR aims to provide the public with clear and reliable information on quality assurance agencies operating in European,and the register is therefore web-based and freely accessible.

 

European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education ( ENQA )

 

ENQA is an umbrella organisation which represents quality assurance organisations from the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) member states. In regard to quality assurance area in higher education, it spreads information and specialization in order to promote, develop and share European collaboration and promote good practice and quality assurance of European extent among its member states and stakeholders.

 

European Association of Institutions in Higher Education ( EURASHE )

 

EURASHE is the European association of Higher Education Institutions(HEIs) that offer professionally oriented programs and are engaged in applied and profession-related research within the Bologna cycles.

 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation ( UNESCO )

 

The main objective of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, culture and communication in order to further universal respect for justice and the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion.

 

The European Centre For Higher Education ( UNESCO CEPES )

 

It promotes co-operation and provides technical support in the field of higher education among UNESCO's Member States in Central, Eastern and South-East Europe.

 

BUSINESSEUROPE

 

It is the leading advocate for growth and competitiveness at European level, standing up for companies across the continent and campaigning on the issues that most influence their performance.

 

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ( OECD )

 

The mission of OECD is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

 

Institutional Management In Higher Education ( OECD /IMHE )

 

IMHE is a forum which focuses on a wide range of cross-cutting issues addressing key challenges faced by OECD member countries in the field of higher education.IMHE's activities include reviews of relevant issues (such as globalisation and higher education, higher education in regional development), an assessment of higher education learning outcomes as well as studies on quality of teaching and on the impact of university rankings.

 

Economic Cooperation Organisation ( ECO )

 

It contributes to the development of the member states,removes the commercial obstacles and promotes the consolidation of the region with the global market by developing the intra regional trade.It also strengthens the cultural and historical connections among the member states.

 

EURYDICE Network

 

The Eurydice Network provides those responsible for education systems and policies in Europe with European-level analyses and information which will assist them in their decision making.

 

Organisation of The Black Sea Economic Cooperation ( BSEC )

 

It is a unique and promising model of multilateral political and economic initiative aimed at fostering interaction and harmony among the Member States, as well as to ensure peace,stability and prosperity encouraging friendly and good-neighbourly relations in the Black Sea region.

 

Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf ( GCC )

 

It's a local organisation which gathers the countries having a coast to the Persian Gulf and having common historical, geographical, cultural, religious and social features. The organisation aims to provide the unity among the member states and constitute a local power by bringing up their economic and political potentials.