Education & School Safety

CSSI signature
The Sint Maarten Declaration replaced the Antigua & Barbuda Declaration signed in 2017 and updated in 2019.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport of Sint Maarten
CSSI 3rd Ministerial Forum
The CSSI is the Caribbean’s contribution to the Worldwide-Initiative on Safe Schools (WISS) and promotes the partnership for advancing safe school implementation.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport of Sint Maarten
The Funafuti Classroom Building opened in 2020
Young students from the island nation of Tuvalu are now able to go to school without the constant fear that the next tropical cyclone would destroy their classrooms – all thanks to a partnership between their government and Australia.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
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2021
Regional cooperation is rising, systemic governance is center stage and businesses are taking an important role in disaster risk reduction — vital steps towards the ultimate goal of saving lives and livelihoods.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
School in the Caribbean
The disruptive school closures sparked by the crisis have underscored the need for a stronger focus on educational continuity and school safety as the region faces ever-more complex risks.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
CSSI FORUM
According to the latest evidence, investments in safe schools provide economic returns for society and also contribute to economic recovery.
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CSSI FORUM
Ministers of Education throughout the Caribbean Region and representatives of donor agencies convene at the Opening Session of the Review on School Safety in the Context of Systemic Risk: The Virtual Pre-Ministerial Forum being held during March 15-26, 2021.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Panelists of Seventh PRP webinar
Suva – Strengthening inclusion is the pathway to preventing and reducing disaster and climate risk in some of the Pacific region’s most vulnerable and marginalised communities. In a Pacific-wide discussion, four speakers shared their reflections and
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific