Africa/Middle East Air Transport Virtual Symposium on Promoting and harnessing the benefits of liberalization


Virtual Meeting Details

Date & Time: Aug 30, 2021 11:00 AM

 Aug 31, 2021 11:00 AM
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                      Moderators and Speakers

Opening Ceremony Designation Biography       Click to View ​Presentations
Mr. Barry Kashambo
ICAO Regional Director, ESAF

H.E. Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid
Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union Commission

H.E. Dr. Kamal Hassan Ali Assistant Secretary General, League of Arab States, Head of Economic and Social Sector  

Mr. Juan Carlos Salazar


Secretary General of ICAO 
Session 1



Mr. Mohamed Khalifa Rahma



Director, Air Transport Bureau, ICAO






Capt. Haitham Misto



Chief Executive Officer and Chief Commissioner Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC) JORDAN




Mr. Gilbert Kibe Director General, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Biography
Mr. Tefera Mekonnen Tefera Secretary-General, AFCAC
Mr. Kamil Al-Awadhi IATA's Regional VP for Africa and Middle East 
Mr. Abderahmane Berthé Secretary General, AFRAA

Mr. Abdul Wahab Teffaha


Secretary General, Arab Air Carrier's Organization (AACO); 
Session 2



H.E. Sherif Attia


Secretary General - Arab Tourism Organization, Board Member of International Partners for Aviation Development Innovation and Sustainability Organization (iPADIES)






H.E. Eng. Abdenbi Manar



Director General, Arab Civil Aviation Organization (ACAO)




Dr. Eng. Elijah Chingosho Director General, Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe Biography
Mr. Peter Amaleboba Legal Adviser, African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) Biography
Mr. Fathi Atti Senior Vice President, Aeropolitical and Corporate Affairs, Qatar Airways Biography
Session 3



Captain Musa Nuhu



Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority


Setting the Scene:
Mr. Peter Alawani
Chief, Economic Regulatory Framework Section 
Air Transport Bureau (ATB) - ICAO



Mrs. Paule Assoumou Koki



Director General, Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA)


Mr. Allan Kilavuka Chief Executive Officer, Kenyan Airways 

Mr. Gabriel Mocho Rodriguez

Civil Aviation and Tourism Services Section Secretary, International Transport Worker's Federation 
Captain Jack Netskar President of the Federation, IFALPA Biography
Session 4


Capt. Haitham Misto


Chief Executive Officer and Chief Commissioner Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC) JORDAN





Mr. Ing. Charles Kraikue



Director General, Ghana Civil Aviation Authority

Mr. Ali Tounsi Secretary General, ACI, Africa Biography
Ms. Funke Adeyemi Regional Director, Advocacy and Strategic Relations for Africa, IATA



Capt. Fola Akinkuotu


Managing Director/CEO, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) 
Mr. Sanjeev Gadhia

CEO, Astral Aviation


Session 5



Mr. Prosper Zo'o Minto'o



ICAO Regional Director, WACAF


Setting the Scene:
Sijia Chen
Air Transport Officer (Infrastructure Management) 
Air Transport Bureau (ATB) - ICAO



Mr. Solomon Quaynor



Vice President, Infrastructure, African Development Bank (AfDB)

Dr. Ali Awdeh
Director Research Department, Union of Arab Banks Biography
Mr. Louis Bakienon Director of Air Navigation Operations, ASECNA Biography

Mr. Raphael Kuuchi


Consulting Director Government, Legal and Industry Affairs, AFRAA
Wrap up Session / Communique
Mr Mohamed Smaoui Acting ICAO Regional Director - MID 

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