Governments interested and active in promoting safe schools are invited to become Safe School Leaders as part of the Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools and to announce commitments at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai, Japan.
Safe School Leaders are expected to make safe schools a priority as part of their national planning and education agenda.
By becoming Safe Schools Leaders, Governments are encouraged to formally announce their political and financial commitments to safe schools at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
In support to the promotion of commitments for safe schools, the Government of Turkey hosted the first meeting of the “Safe School Leaders” on 30-31 October 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.
Governments interested to become Safe School Leaders in the context of the Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools are invited to contact Christel Rose, UNISDR Geneva (firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: +41 22 917 8355).