International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI)
Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI)
Международная организация гражданской авиации (IKAO)
منظمة الطيران المدني الدولي

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The T-XT4402 - Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention) was signed 7 Dec 1944, Chicago IL (USA). Pending ratification of the Convention by 26 States, the Provisional International Civil Aviation Organization (PICAO) -- Organisation provisoire de l'aviation civile internationale was established and functioned from 6 Jun 1945 to 4 Apr 1947. By 5 Mar 1947, the 26th Ratification having been received, ICAO came into being on 4 Apr 1947. In Oct 1947, became a specialized agency of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN) in the framework of F-XF1000 - United Nations System, linked to E-XE3377 - ECOSOC.


Serve as a platform of cooperation among national governments who cooperate together on international civil aviation matters under the Chicago Convention.


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Regional offices (8).

Plenary Assembly (at least every 3 years). Permanent Council (meets 3 times a year), comprising 36 members serving 3-year term. Air Navigation Commission of 15 members; Air Transport Committee of 36 members; Joint Support Committee of 13 members; Finance Committee of 17 members; Committee on Unlawful Interference with International Aviation and its Facilities Committee of 21 members; Technical Cooperation Committee of 19 members. Special panels appointed from time to time as required. Meetings of main bodies normally open.

/Secretariat Structure/ - reporting to Secretary General

I. Office of Secretary General

II. Air Navigation Bureau

III. Air Transport Bureau

IV. Technical Cooperation Bureau

V. Bureau of Administration and Services

VI. Legal Bureau.


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GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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