As of March 2017, 41 countries have signed up to the Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools through an initial, informal process. UNISDR and GADRRRES thank these countries for their continued commitment as WISS Champion Countries.
UNISDR and GADRRRES are pleased to announce that a formal process has been established for countries that are interested in becoming WISS Champion Countries. Any countries that have not yet undertaken the informal membership process and that are interested in becoming a WISS member are invited to follow the steps below to submit a formal letter of interest:
Mr. Robert Glasserwith copies sent to Christel Rose at email@example.com and to the chairs of any Comprehensive School Safety or Education in Emergency coordination mechanism in the country.
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
c/o Palais des Nations
8-14 Avenue de la Paix
CH-1211 Geneva, Switzerland
Upon receipt of the letter of interest, UNISDR will provide an official response as well as information on next steps.
Language translations for the above membership process can be found below: