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Deposit by Chile
Montréal, 19/03/2009
Chile deposited its instrument of ratification of the Montreal Convention of 1999 during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 19 March 2009. This brings the total number of parties to the Convention to 90.
Shown on the occasion (from left to right) are Mr. Juan Carlos Rojas, Alternate Representative of Chile to ICAO; Mr. Patricio Manuel Victoriano Muñoz, Consul General of Chile in Montreal, Representative of Chile to ICAO; Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau; and Mr. Francisco Costa, Alternate Representative of Chile to ICAO.
ID: 00096    Right click here to download a high resolution image (3.47 MB)

Deposit by India
Montréal, 01/05/2009
India deposited its instrument of accession to the Montreal Convention of 1999 during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 1 May 2009. This brings the total number of parties to the Convention to 91.
Shown on the occasion are Dr. Nasim Zaidi, Representative of India on the Council of ICAO, and Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau.
ID: 00097    Right click here to download a high resolution image (1.11 MB)

Deposit by Romania
Montréal, 14/08/2009
Romania deposited its instruments of ratification of two Protocols of amendment to the Chicago Convention during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 14 August 2009. The Protocols amend 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 Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau, and Mr. Catalin Cotrut, Representative of Romania on the Council of ICAO.
ID: 00146    Right click here to download a high resolution image (0.53 MB)

Signature by Chile
Montréal, 29/09/2009
Chile signed the General Risks Convention of 2009 during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 29 September 2009.
Shown on the occasion (from left to right) are Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau; Mr. Patricio Victoriano, Representative of Chile to ICAO, Consul General of Chile in Montreal; and Mr. Francisco Costa, Alternate Representative of Chile to ICAO
ID: 00147    Right click here to download a high resolution image (2.49 MB)

Signature by Nigeria
Montréal, 08/10/2009
Nigeria signed the General Risks Convention of 2009 during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 8 October 2009.
Shown on the occasion (from left to right) are Dr. Olumuyiwa Bernard Aliu, Representative of Nigeria on the Council of ICAO; Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau; Mr. Babatunde Omotoba, Minister of Aviation of Nigeria; and Dr. Harold Olusegun Demuren, Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.
ID: 00148    Right click here to download a high resolution image (3.25 MB)

Deposit by Lesotho
Montréal, 10/11/2009
Lesotho deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection (Montréal, 1991) during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 10 November 2009. This brought the total number of States parties to the Convention to 142.
Shown on the occasion (from left to right) are: Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau, ICAO; Mr. Moshe N. Kao, Acting High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Lesotho in Ottawa; and Mr. Raphael Lipholo, First Secretary, High Commission of the Kingdom of Lesotho in Ottawa.
ID: 00149    Right click here to download a high resolution image (1.09 MB)

Deposit by the United Arab Emirates
Montréal, 27/10/2009
The United Arab Emirates deposited its Letter of Notification of Association with the International Cospas-Sarsat Programme as a Ground Segment Provider during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 27 October 2009. The Cospas-Sarsat Programme provides accurate, timely and reliable distress alert and location data to help search and rescue authorities assist persons in distress. ICAO and IMO are joint depositaries of the International Cospas-Sarsat Programme Agreement.
Shown on the occasion (from left to right) are Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau, ICAO; Ms. Aysha Al Hamili, Representative of the United Arab Emirates on the Council of ICAO; and His Excellency Mohammed Al-Ghafli, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Canada.
ID: 00150    Right click here to download a high resolution image (0.34 MB)

Deposit by Argentina
Montréal, 16/12/2009
Argentina deposited its instrument of accession to the Montreal Convention of 1999 during a brief ceremony at ICAO headquarters on 16 December 2009. This brought the total number of parties to the Convention to 93.
Shown on the occasion (from left to right) are Mr. Sergio Prado, Alternate Representative of Argentina on the Council; Mr. Denys Wibaux, Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau; Mr. Alberto Singh, Representative of Argentina on the Council; and Mr. Guillermo Tagino, Alternate Representative on the Council and Consul General of Argentina in Montréal.
ID: 00151    Right click here to download a high resolution image (2.65 MB)

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