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Further developments for ECAC aviation security audits reviewed at Warsaw meeting

Warsaw/videoconference, 25-26 April 2024 — ECAC aviation security auditors convened in Warsaw and online to review the implementation of the ECAC Aviation Security Audit Programme. Having discussed the progress made in updating the Auditors’ Aide and other auditing tools included in the Auditors’ Handbook, the group agreed to finalise a revised version of the Auditors’ Aide and update the guidelines for drafting audit reports by the end of August 2024.

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ECAC hosts annual meeting with representatives from the United States authorities

Paris, 24 April 2024 — The ECAC Coordinating Committee welcomed a delegation from the United States, comprising senior representatives from the US Department of State, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation, and Transportation Security Administration (TSA), for a meeting covering a broad array of topics.

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Training on risk management for security experts from Poland

Warsaw, 22-24 April 2024 — The Civil Aviation Authority of Poland hosted an ECAC Best Practices for Risk Management in Aviation Security training course. The course brought together security experts from the Civil Aviation Authority of Poland and other Polish authorities and agencies involved in risk assessment to enhance their understanding of current and emerging threats to aviation, and the risk management process.

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Cyber security in civil aviation study group advances 2024 agenda

Vienna, 23-24 April 2024 — Key topics on the agenda of the Study Group on Cyber Security in Civil Aviation included the implementation of cyber security oversight in Austria, with expert insights provided by an external expert company supporting aviation security inspectors in overseeing aviation entities’ cyber security.

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ECAC President engages in key discussions at ICAO Legal Seminar

Seoul, 16-18 April 2024 — ECAC President, Alessio Quaranta, participated in the ICAO Legal Seminar held in Seoul from 16 to 18 April. The event featured updates on ICAO’s work programme on legal matters and discussed a range of current topics in international law. It was also an occasion to celebrate 2024 as the Year of Facilitation – as established by ICAO – and to commemorate the 75th anniversary of ICAO Annex 9, which governs facilitation matters.

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