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Signing by Togo
Montréal, 21/1/2013
On 21 January 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, the Togolese Republic signed the Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation (Beijing 2010), and the Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, (Beijing 2010).
Shown on the occasion are: Mr. Alli Paneybesse, Chargé d’Affaires, Embassy of Togo in Canada, and Mr. John Augustin, Acting Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau, ICAO.

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Signing by Australia
Montréal, 15/3/2013
On 15 March 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, Australia signed the Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation (Beijing 2010), and the Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (Beijing 2010).
Shown on the occasion are: Her Excellency Louise Hand, High Commissioner for Australia in Canada, and Mr. John Augustin, Acting Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau, ICAO.

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Signing by Benin
Montréal, 21/1/2013
On 21 January 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, the Republic of Benin signed the following four air law treaties: the Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation (Beijing 2010); the Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (Beijing 2010); the Convention on Compensation for Damage Caused by Aircraft to Third Parties (Montréal 2009); and the Convention on Compensation for Damage to Third Parties, Resulting from Acts of Unlawful Interference Involving Aircraft (Montréal 2009).
Shown on the occasion are: Mr. Lambert Koty, Minister of Public Works and Transport, Republic of Benin (on the right) and Mr. John Augustin, Acting Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau, ICAO (on the left).

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Signing by Benin
Montréal, 21/1/2013
On 21 January 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, the Republic of Benin signed the following four air law treaties: the Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation (Beijing 2010); the Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (Beijing 2010); the Convention on Compensation for Damage Caused by Aircraft to Third Parties (Montréal 2009); and the Convention on Compensation for Damage to Third Parties, Resulting from Acts of Unlawful Interference Involving Aircraft (Montréal 2009).
Representing the Republic of Benin on the occasion are, from left to right: Mr. Lambert Koty, Minister of Public Works and Transport; Mr. Aristide de Souza, Director General of Civil Aviation; HE Honoré Théodore Ahimakin, Ambassador of Benin to Canada; and Amb. Moumouni Dieguimde, Representative of Burkina Faso on the Council of ICAO.

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Signing by Burkina Faso
Montréal, 20/3/2013
On 20 March 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, Burkina Faso signed the Convention on Compensation for Damage Caused by Aircraft to Third Parties (Montréal 2009) and the Convention on Compensation for Damage to Third Parties, Resulting from Acts of Unlawful Interference Involving Aircraft (Montréal 2009).
Shown on the occasion from left to right are: Mr. Abel Sawadogo, Director General, Nation Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC); Amb. Moumouni Dieguimde, Representative of Burkina Faso on the Council of ICAO; H.E. Jean Bertin Ouedraogo, Minister of Infrastructure, Road Development and Transport; and Mr. Benoit Verhaegen, Senior External Relations and Legal Officer, ICAO.

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Deposit by Congo
Montréal, 20/3/2013
On 20 March 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, the Republic of Congo deposited an instrument of ratification to protocols of amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation relating to Article 48(a) (Rome 1962), Article 50(a) (New York 1971), Article 50(a) (Montreal 1974), Article 56 (Montreal 1989) and Article 50(a) (Montreal 1990).
Shown on the occasion from left to right are: Mr. Ferréol Gassackys, Director of Cooperation, Ministry responsible for Civil Aviation; Mr. Serge Florent Dzota, Acting Director General, National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC); Mr. Benoit Verhaegen, Senior External Relations and Legal Officer, ICAO; Mr. Boris Makaya Batchi, Director of Air Transport, National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC); and Mr. Henri Okondza Azouangoli, National Audit Coordinator, National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC).

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Deposit by the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Montréal, 21/3/2013
On 21 March 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, the Democratic Republic of the Congo deposited an instrument of ratification to the protocol of amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation relating to Article 83 bis (Montreal 1980).
Shown on the occasion from left to right are: Mr. Anatole Kanyanga Tshimanga, Legal Adviser, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and the Francophonie; Mr. Muaka Mvuezolo, Deputy Director General, Division Chief, Civil Aviation Authority; Mr. Benoit Verhaegen, Senior External Relations and Legal Officer, ICAO; Monsieur Bilenge Abdala, Administrator, Acting Director General, Air Transportation Board; and Monsieur Bertin Ngaki Mungulu, Director of Operations, Air Transportation Board.

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Deposit by the Lesotho
Montréal, 25/4/2013
On 25 April 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, the Kingdom of Lesotho deposited an instrument of ratification to the protocol of amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation relating to Article 83 bis (Montreal 1980).
Shown on the occasion are: Mr. Raymond Benjamin, Secretary General of ICAO and Her Excellency Dr. Mathabo Tsepa, High Commissioner, High Commission of the Kingdom of Lesotho in Canada.

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Signing by the Netherlands
Montréal, 8/8/2013
On 8 August 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, the Netherlands signed the Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation (Beijing 2010), and the Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (Beijing 2010).
Shown on the occasion, from right to left, are: Mr. Rochus J.P. Pronk, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ottawa, and Mr. John Augustin, Acting Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau, ICAO.

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Signing by Ecuador
Montréal, 19/8/2013
On 19 August 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, Ecuador deposited an instrument of accession to the Convention on Compensation for Damage to Third Parties, Resulting from Acts of Unlawful Interference Involving Aircraft, done at Montreal on 2 May 2009 (UICC).
Shown on the occasion, from right to left, are: Mr. Raymond Benjamin, Secretary General of ICAO, Mr. Alberto Muñoz Gomez, Alternate Representative of Ecuador to ICAO, and Mr. John Augustin, Acting Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau, ICAO.

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Signing by Turkey
Montréal, 18/9/2013
On 18 September 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, Turkey signed the Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation (Beijing 2010), and the Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (Beijing 2010).
Shown on the occasion, from right to left, are: Mr. Raymond Benjamin, Secretary General of ICAO, Mr. Çağatay Erciyes, Ambassador, Representative of Turkey to ICAO, and Mr. John Augustin, Acting Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau, ICAO.

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Signing by South Africa
Montréal, 26/9/2013
On 26 September 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, South Africa signed the Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation (Beijing 2010), and the Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (Beijing 2010).
Shown on the occasion, from right to left, are: Mr. Johan Nel, Assistant Director, Science & Technology Coordination for South Africa; Mr. John Augustin, Acting Director, Legal Affairs and External Relations Bureau, ICAO; Mr. Zakhele Thwala, Deputy Director-General of Civil Aviation for South Africa; Mr. Levers Mabaso, Permanent Representative of South Africa to ICAO; Mr. Raymond Benjamin, Secretary General of ICAO; HE Elizabeth Dipuo Peters, Minister of Transport for South Africa; Mr. Roberto Kobeh González, President of the Council of ICAO; Mr. Yusuf Omar, Special Adviser to the Minister of South Africa; Ms. Mokgobeng Phirwa, Assistant Director for International Relations of South Africa; and Mr. Meshesha Belayneh, ICAO Regional Director, Eastern and Southern African Regional Office.

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Signing by the Republic of the Congo
Montréal, 27/9/2013
On 27 September 2013, during a brief ceremony at ICAO Headquarters, the Republic of the Congo deposited an instrument of ratification to the Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, and signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988.
Shown on the occasion, from left to right, are: HE Rodolphe Adada, Minister of Transport, Civil Aviation and the Merchant Marine and Mr. Raymond Benjamin, Secretary General of ICAO.

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