European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL)

Organisation européenne pour la sécurité de la navigation aérienne

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History

13 Dec 1960, Brussels (Belgium), on signature of EUROCONTROL International Convention Relating to Cooperation for the Safety of Air Navigation by representatives of 6 governments (in order of signing): Federal Republic of Germany, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Netherlands. Convention entered into force 1 Mar 1963. Ireland adhered to the Convention on 1 Jan 1965. Two Protocols signed, 6 July 1970 and 21 Nov 1978, Brussels, relating to tax issues and still in force (as amended by Article XXXVIII of amending Protocol of 1981). Protocol amending EUROCONTROL Convention of 1960 (Amended Convention) as well as Multilateral Agreement relating to Route Charges, signed, 12 Feb 1981, Brussels, and entered into force, 1 Jan 1986. 27 June 1997, Brussels, 27 EUROCONTROL Member States signed Protocol consolidating EUROCONTROL Convention (Revised Convention). Ratification process of Revised Convention currently ongoing. 8 Oct 2002, Brussels, EUROCONTROL Member States and European Community signed Protocol on the Accession of the European Community to EUROCONTROL Convention. Previously also referred to in Dutch as Europese Organisatie voor de Veiligheid van de Luchtvaart.

Aims

Support Member States to achieve safe, efficient and environmentally-friendly air traffic operations across Europe; deliver a Single European Sky that will meet the safety, capacity and performance challenges of European aviation in the 21st century.

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Activities

Research and development; training/education; advocacy/lobbying/activism. Core activities spread over 5 main areas: Network Manager; pan-European Single Sky; EUROCONTROL Central Route Charges Office (CRCO); EUROCONTROL Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC); Centre; SESAR and Research.

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Languages

English, French.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 13 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 8 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 43 countries
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Subjects *

  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Aviation
  • Societal Problems
    • Safety

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

D0823

Last News Received

2018
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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