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Deposit by Costa Rica on 1 February 2007
Montréal, 01/02/2007
Costa Rica deposited its instrument of ratification of the Protocol introducing Article 83 bis to the Chicago Convention (1980) during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 1 February 2007.
Shown on the occasion are Ms. Paola Patricia Porras Pastrán, Consul of Costa Rica in Montréal, and Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Bureau.
ID: 00075    Right click here to download a high resolution image (2.03 MB)

Deposit by Belgium on 16 April 2007
Montréal, 16/04/2007
Belgium deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montréal on 1 March 1991, during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 16 April 2007. This brings the total number of parties to the Convention to 132.
Shown on the occasion are: Mrs. Godelieve Van den Bergh, Consul General of Belgium in Montréal, and Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Bureau.
ID: 00079    Right click here to download a high resolution image (1.34 MB)

Deposit by Bosnia and Herzegovina on 9 March 2007
Montréal, 07/03/2007
Bosnia and Herzegovina deposited its instrument of accession to the Montreal Convention of 1999 during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 9 March 2007. This brings the total number of parties to the Convention to 76.
Shown on the occasion (left to right) are: His Excellency Milenko Misic, Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Ottawa; and Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Bureau.
ID: 00084

Deposit by Hungary on 21 June 2007
ICAO, Montréal, 21/06/2007
Hungary deposited its instruments of ratification of three Protocols of amendment to the Chicago Convention during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 21 June 2007. The Protocols amend Article 50 (a) (increase in the Council from 33 to 36 members) and the final paragraph of the Chicago Convention (to provide for the authentic texts of the Convention in the Arabic and Chinese languages).
Shown on the occasion (from left to right) are: Dr. Attila Sipos, Representative of Hungary on the Council of ICAO; His Excellency Dr. Pál Vastagh, Ambassador of Hungary in Ottawa, Dr. Taïeb Chérif, Secretary General; and Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Bureau.
ID: 00086    Right click here to download a high resolution image (1.19 MB)

Deposit by Australia on 26 June 2007
ICAO, Montréal, 26/06/2007
Australia deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montréal on 1 March 1991, during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 26 June 2007. This brings the total number of parties to the Convention to 133.
Shown on the occasion are Mr. Simon R.E. Clegg, Representative of Australia on the Council of ICAO, and Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Bureau.
ID: 00087    Right click here to download a high resolution image (1.32 MB)

​Deposit by Singapore on 17 September 2007
Montréal, 17/09/2007
Singapore deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999 (Montreal Convention of 1999), during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 17 September 2007.
Shown on the occasion are Mr. Raymond Lim, Minister for Transport and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore, and Dr. Taïeb Chérif, Secretary General.
ID: 00089    Right click here to download a high resolution image (3.32 MB)

Deposit by the Russian Federation on 19 September 2007
Montréal, 19/09/2007
The Russian Federation deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991, during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 19 September 2007. This brought the total number of parties to the Convention to 135.
Shown on the occasion (from left to right) are: Mr. Evgeny Bachurin, Head of the Federal Civil Aviation Agency, Mr. Igor Lysenko, Representative on the Council; Mr. Valery Saleev, Adviser to the Minister of Transport; Mr. Sergey Aristov, Deputy Minister of Transport, State Secretary; Dr. Taïeb Chérif, Secretary General; Mr. Vladimir Chertok, Deputy Head of the Federal Service of Transport Oversight; and Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Bureau, ICAO.
ID: 00090    Right click here to download a high resolution image (3.93 MB)

​Republic of Korea Accedes to the Montreal Convention of 1999
Montréal, 30/10/2007
The Republic of Korea deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999 (Montreal Convention of 1999), during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 30 October 2007. This brought the total number of parties to the Convention to 81. Shown on the occasion (from left to right) are Mr. Gil-Sou Shin, Ambassador, Representative of the Republic of Korea on the Council of ICAO; Dr. Taïeb Chérif, Secretary General; and Mr. Silvério Espínola, Principal Legal Officer, ICAO.
ID: 00091    Right click here to download a high resolution image (2.61 MB)

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