Sub Regional Office of CIRDAP in Southeast Asia (SOCSEA)

The Sub-regional Office of CIRDAP in South East Asia (SOCSEA) was established in Jakarta, Indonesia on 21 February 1997. This was in accordance with a decision taken at the 10th Governing Council Meeting held in Vientiane, Lao PDR in 1995.

SOCSEA is to assist and expand CIRDAP membership and its resources, to conduct training, research and pilot projects relevant to the South-East Asian region.

Since its inception in 1997, SOCSEA in collaboration with various agencies/organisations has implemented 37 programmes/ activities consisting of 8 training programmes, 14 seminars, 3 workshops, 5 research programmes and 7 inter-regional information exchanges activities.