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International Safety Resources


Minnesota Statutes 5.41 requires that the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State post information that students and parents can use to evaluate the conditions abroad that may affect the student’s safety and security. Below are publically available resources for parents and students to use when evaluating conditions abroad.

United States Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs
CIA World Fact Book
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Forum on Education Abroad Incident Database Pilot Project, Preliminary Report

If you are aware of additional resources, please email secretary.state@state.mn.us.