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The Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation

The Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC) was established in the late 1980s to link Belize with the United States and other countries for the purpose of strengthening and expanding their capabilities in higher education. In 2014 the consortium was incorporated as a 501 (3) © non-profit corporation.

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COBEC Winter Conference 2019

February 6-7, 2019

The date for the 2019 winter conference is Thursday, Feb. 7th and 8th, with the pre-conference workshops on Feb. 6th. The conference will be in Ambergris Caye, hosted by San Pedro Junior College.

COBEC Agenda 2019


Registration Form 2019


Hotels (Prices) 2019

COBEC Evaluation Report, 2018

COBEC. "Evaluating the Impact of the Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC) on Belizean and U.S. Partner Institutions," July 2018. Evaluation Report.

Meet Mardi Gras Crawfish
If you have not met Mardi Gras Crawfish ("MGC"). He is the official Mascot for the 2018 COBEC Summer Conference in Bossier City. Above are some pictures of MGC at work in preparations for your arrival (reviewing the website, chairing a planning committee meeting, scouting facilities, etc.). For all you need to know about the conference, be sure to visit:

COBEC 30th Anniversary Logo

30 Year Anniversary

Founded in 1988, COBEC celebrated it's thirtieth anniversary this February.

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Latest News

COBEC Winter Conference 2019. Ambergris Caye, Belize. February 7-8, 2019.

Winter Conference Registration Form, 2019

Hotels (Prices) 2019

COBEC Winter Conference Agenda, 2019

COBEC Bylaws (updated)