(GCPEA) – Cyprus is the 68th country to join the Safe Schools Declaration, an intergovernmental commitment to protect schools, students, and teachers from attack in armed conflict, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education form Attack (GCPEA) today. With Cyprus’ endorsement, 21 European Union countries—three-quarters of its members—have now joined the growing community of states committed to taking concrete action to protect education during armed conflict.