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Directors General at ECAC’s 42nd Plenary Session in Strasbourg

Strasbourg, 9-10 July 2024 — The Directors General of ECAC Member States, along with high-level representatives from ICAO Member States and various international and regional organisations, including ICAO, the European Commission, EASA and EUROCONTROL, convened for ECAC’s 42nd Plenary (Triennial) Session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. This significant gathering brought together over 150 delegates from 47 States, organisations as well as industry representatives.

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ECAC and European Commission discuss priorities on ICAO matters

Strasbourg, 9 July 2024 — An informal meeting in the sidelines of the Triennial Session enabled an exchange of views between ECAC President, Alessio Quaranta, and Director General for Transport and Mobility, Magda Kopczynska, on ICAO matters. Specific focus was placed on ICAO Council elections and preparation for the next ICAO Assembly.

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Bilateral meetings at ECAC’s 42nd Plenary Session highlight global aviation cooperation

Strasbourg, 8 July 2024 — On the eve of ECAC’s 42nd Plenary (Triennial) Session in Strasbourg, ECAC President, Alessio Quaranta, and Executive Secretary, Patricia Reverdy, held several bilateral meetings with international delegations to discuss key issues and foster partnerships. These bilateral meetings underscore ECAC’s commitment to fostering international collaboration and addressing global aviation challenges through shared expertise and cooperation.

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ECAC hosts 14th information session for security equipment manufacturers to review recent developments and future testing campaigns

Paris and videoconference, 5 July 2024 — At the 14th information session for security equipment manufacturers involved in the ECAC Common Evaluation Process (CEP) of security equipment, participants were briefed on changes to several ECAC security groups, the reasons behind the changes, the role of the new Threat Response Group and Common Testing Methodologies Sub-Group, and the redistribution of tasks among these groups.

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Cyprus hosts training of national auditors

Larnaca, 1-5 July 2024 — A Best Practices for National Auditors – Level 1 training course held in Larnaca brought together eight national auditors from Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Latvia and Malta. The five-day course was designed to enhance participants’ competencies in conducting national compliance monitoring activities.

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