ECAC's work programme 2019-2021 for security matters

Aim: To promote a risk-based approach to aviation security.


  • To promote the identification of new or evolving threats to aviation security and to develop possible mitigation measures.
  • To encourage the implementation of a risk-based and outcome-based approach to aviation security.

AimTo promote the development and use of security technology and equipment to address current and emerging threats.


  • To implement and further develop the ECAC Common Evaluation Process of security equipment (CEP).
  • To develop technical specifications for security equipment.
  • To promote the deployment at European airports of security equipment meeting the required minimum standards.
  • To ensure that research and development efforts meet end users' needs and aim to facilitate the passenger's journey.

Aim: Based on ECAC Doc 30, Part II, to pursue the development of efficient, effective and uniform aviation security measures on a pan-European basis.


  • To keep ECAC Doc 30, Part II (Security) up to date and ensure consistency between ECAC Doc 30, Part II (Security), EU/EC Regulations and ICAO Annex 17 SARPs.
  • To support implementation of the required security measures by Member States.
  • To promote advanced training methodologies for the best efficiency in the harmonised implementation of aviation security measures.
  • To support the implementation of security measures related to Unmanned Aircraft Systems by Member States.
  • To promote the implementation of One-Stop Security in the ECAC region.

Aim: To support ECAC Member States in achieving full compliance with European requirements on aviation security, and further developing their security regime.


  • To assess ECAC Member States' level of compliance with ECAC Doc 30, Part II.
  • To support ECAC Member States in their rectification of deficiencies at both national and airport levels.
  • To support the implementation of efficient oversight regimes by ECAC Members States.

Aim: To support Member States in further developing and/or improving their security regime.


  • To provide capacity-building activities for the benefit of ECAC Member States.

Aim: To promote European priorities in aviation security with international partners, regional and international organisations. 


  • To promote pan-European priorities and positions in international meetings.
  • To deliver capacity-building activities for non-ECAC States on the basis of projects funded outside the regular budget.

ECAC Spotlight on security matters

ECAC News n°70 - Spotlight on the Training Task Force (Nina Smith) ECAC News n°66 - Spotlight on ECAC Common Evaluation Process (CEP) of security equipment (Julien Levet) ECAC News n°64 - Spotlight on Security Forum (Urs Haldimann)
ECAC News n°61 - Spotlight on BDSG (Sven Keijsers)    

ECAC News on security matters

ECAC News n°67