Iranian National Committee of Safe School (NCSSI) was formed in 2014 under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The committee has been formed in order to achieve the major objectives defined by United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction UNISDR. To attain this, it is important to do highlighted actions of UNISDR. Presenting national activities in the field of safe schools as well as exchanging the experiences at the international level is defined as main responsibilities of committee.
NCSSI Center is situated in the building of Organization for Development, Renovation and Equipping of Schools (DRES) of IR.Iran consisting mainly of chairman, deputy chairman, secretary and executive staff of the committee.
Chairman of the Committee is the Minister of Education and his duties and authority include:
- Evaluating the reports of the executive board
- final approval of committee's general policy and outline the prime activities
- Review and confirm the financial report approved by the executive board and make the decision on future program and budget
Deputy Minister of Development is considered as Vice-Chairman who is heading executive board of Committee and also s/he will be responsible in chairman's absence.
Secretary is the highest executive authority of the committee who is responsible for all internal and international responsibilities in all aspects of technical and administrative affairs.
The Executive staff of NCSSI is the highest executive authority and consists of a Chairman, a Vice Chairman and three members.