Launched on ICAO's 70th Anniversary on 7 December 2014

Supports UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Reflects ICAO's mandate and operations

Raise awareness on the importance and benefits of improved global air connectivity and aviation system access for sustainable growth, development and socio-economic prosperity – travel, trade, tourism, employment sectors

For ALL States and ALL Strategic Objectives 

Focus on increased State implementation of ICAO policies, plans, and SARPs and enhanced ICAO support for States with prioritized needs

Prerequisite safe, secure, efficient, economically viable and environmentally sound air transport system


The No Country Left Behind (NCLB) Strategy highlights ICAO's efforts to assist States in implementing ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs). The primary goal of this work is to help ensure that SARP implementation is better harmonized globally so that all States have access to the significant socio-economic benefits of safe and reliable air transport.

The NCLB effort also promotes ICAO's efforts to resolve Significant Safety Concerns (SSCs) brought to light through ICAO's safety oversight audits as well as other safety, security and emissions-related objectives.​












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