GLOBAL COMMON ALERT
The urgent need to bring this CB enabled messaging revolution to its logical conclusion as a default universal capability of personal telecommunications is echoed by the stated objectives of the UN Sendai Framework's ‘Call to Action’ for Disaster Risk Reduction to ensure all nations have emergency alert capability by 2025 was signed by 187 nations in 2015.
Numerous Information societies have been calling for the deployment of an UPSEN system; these include;
World Meteorological Organization, WMO, hydromet alerts
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, post-event advisories
WHO World Health Organization, localized health threats
INTERPOL, child trafficking notification, crime mapping
CALL TO ACTION - Nations
CALL TO ACTION - Nations
The EU Directive to enact cellular public warning capability by June of 2022, provides an incentive for the member states to address a solution to providing cellular emergency notification that is economically feasible for the smaller jurisdictions and,
The EU 2018/1972 Article 110 Directive for all member states to have mobile emergency warning capability by June 2022.
UPSEN IS THE
UPSEN as an alliance of mobile operators providing a regional emergency notification capability with no cost to the Nations is the optimal solution.
MODEL IS NEEDED
The fundamental purpose of government is to provide for the safety of its citizens. This need is asserted by international directives and resolutions calling for the implementation of effective emergency notification capabilities.
ONE WORLD MANDATE
The ‘One World UPSEN Alliance’ shall endeavor to initiate a trustworthy, transparent, and non-discriminatory legal, regulatory and policy environment, to maximize the UPSEN technological, economic, and humanitarian benefits through the nonprofit agency to administer centralized collection and dissemination of critical-event emergency information.
The UPSEN Program is administered as a joint-purpose alliance of Commercial Mobile Operators, Critical Information Societies, and Nation States.
NOT FOR PROFIT ONLY
MUST BE NOT FOR PROFIT
Should UPSEN be implemented as a commercial venture, its humanitarian benefits could be compromised by earnings,
Should UPSEN be implemented as a diplomatic initiative, its humanitarian benefits could be politically compromised.
Acquisition of all multicast data and notification content according to terms expressed by the UPSEN subscription,
Enabling of UPSEN content for Cell Broadcast transmission with no modification of the network infrastructure,
Assumption of vendor licensing costs,
All operational maintenance,
Assumption of liability for the notification content,
Compliance with all international harmonization principals,
Compliance with all industry protocol and regulations,
Operational oversight and enforcement.