SPECIAL TRAVEL & TOURISM JOINT STATEMENT SIGNING CEREMONY, ICAO - UNWTO

 

On the occasion of the opening of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO’s) Sixth Worldwide Air Transport Conference (ATConf/6), the Secretary General of ICAO and the Secretary General of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will be signing a special joint statement recognizing the important areas of common concern for both sectors and the significant impacts of each on local, regional and global economic development and prosperity.

 

Both dignitaries are fully bilingual and will be joined by the to-be-named Air Transport Conference Chairperson on this occasion. After the brief document signing ceremony, they will be available for questions from French- and English-speaking members of the media.

 


 
WHAT:​

Press Conference & Petit Déjeuner

 

​WHEN:

​18 March − 1015 hrs-1045 hrs – Complimentary coffee and pastries

18 March − 1045 hrs-1115 hrs – Signing ceremony and questions from the media

 

WHERE:

​ICAO, 999 University, Montréal, QC

Delegates’ Lounge, Conference Centre, 3rd Floor

 

WHO:

Raymond Benjamin, ICAO Secretary General

Taleb Rifai, UN World Tourism Organization Secretary General

Conference Chairperson (to be elected the morning of the event)

  

 

RSVP:      

 

​Media accreditation is available through:

www.icao.int/newsroom

 

Please be sure to stipulate which event/dates apply to your visit. Members of the media can pick up their access badges after passing through security in the ICAO main lobby entrance.

 
 
​​Contact:

 

​Anthony Philbin

Acting Chief, Communications

aphilbin@icao.int

+1 (514) 954-8220

+1 (438) 402-8886 (mobile)

 

​Sue-Ann Rapattoni

Communications Assistant

srapattoni@icao.int

+1 (514) 954-8221

+1 (514) 212-1051 (mobile)