October 29, 2018
Over the course of its project implementation, ASSI has worked with ASEAN Secretariat, Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance and Education, Youth, and Sport Divisions and reports to and seeks advice from the meetings of the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management Prevention and Mitigation Working Group on its implementation, progress and achievement, its contribution to the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Programme 2016-2020. On the other hand, through the ASEAN Secretariat Education, Youth, and Sport Division, ASSI cross-coordinates with and seeks advices from Senior Officials Meeting on Education (SOM-ED), a platform for the Ministries of Education in ASEAN. On 31 October 2018, ASSI was invited to attend the 13th SOM-ED meeting in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, for the first time, sharing its context, reporting on its progress and achievement, and highlighting the future ASSI activities, including the 3rd ASEAN Regional Conference on School Safety, Regional-led Training of Trainers on Comprehensive School Safety Framework, and regional orientation on ASSI regional reporting mechanism. The meeting was also attended by partners, ASEAN dialogue partners, and UN agencies reporting their contribution to the ASEAN Work Plan on Education 2016-2020. SOM-ED Chair and members took note on the implementation of ASSI Project Phase 5 and will take necessary steps to endorse the TOR on the establishment of cross-sectoral coordination committee.