A EUR/NAT Technical Assistance Programme was established in early 2015 with the aim to develop and implement Technical Assistance projects. The EUR/NAT TAP is supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and all ICAO Strategic Objectives. The main objective of the EUR/NAT TAP is to provide enhanced support for States in the effective implementation of ICAO's policies, plans and SARPs, in a more coordinated, comprehensive and harmonized manner.
An ICAO EUR/NAT Technical Assistance mission to Morocco was conducted from 13 to 16 February 2018 in the framework of the ICAO EUR/NAT NCLB Technical Assistance Programme (TAP). Two Regional Officers from the Paris ICAO Office visited the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of Morocco to provide assistance on the Safety Management System (SMS) and State Safety Programme (SSP) implementation as far as it concerns the provision of air navigation services. The mission also covered the state safety oversight capabilities in the areas of aircraft operations (OPS) and airworthiness (AIR).
In addition, a visit to the air traffic control tower and approach control room of Casablanca airport was performed on 14 February 2018 in order to continue the ANS provider concerning their SMS implementation.
The mission has resulted in a number of follow up actions agreed between Morocco and ICAO EUR/NAT, including possible technical assistance projects in various civil aviation system domains.
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