EUROPEAN CIVIL AVIATION CONFERENCE - CONFÉRENCE EUROPÉENNE DE L'AVIATION CIVILE

European inputs to ICAO High-level Conference on COVID-19

12-22 October 2021 - European experts in the safety, facilitation, economic and security domains participated in the online ICAO High-level Conference on COVID-19 (HLCC 2021) under the theme of "One Vision for Aviation Recovery, Resilience and Sustainability beyond the Global Pandemic". The experts have been preparing their inputs to the two conference streams through their participation in European coordination group meetings in their specific domains.

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ECAC organises workshop on UAS investigations

13-14 October 2021 - Air accident and incident investigation experts focused on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) investigations in this year’s air accident and incident investigation workshop. The event offered the opportunity to look at the applicable regulatory framework, the investigation process and related challenges, the development of UAS investigation capability (including training requirements for investigators), safety improvement in the UAS sector, and the use of drones to support investigations.

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New ECAC network of European communication specialists

5 October 2021 - Communication specialists from 25 Member States assembled online for the first meeting of the ECAC Network of Communication Specialists (NETCOM). Recognising the diversity of communication practices throughout the Member States, this new group aims at fostering good cooperation between States to improve the effectiveness of their communication by sharing experiences and best practices in the field of communication for aviation.

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Legal experts review 2021 activities and prepare 2022 work programme

Paris/videoconference, 5 October 2021 - The members of the ECAC Legal Task Force met for their first hybrid meeting. They considered the latest developments in their activities and work streams at global level, and were briefed on various meetings, including the COVID-19 European coordination meetings.

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