The ICAO AVSEC/FAL seminar for the Eastern Part of the EUR/NAT Regions was held from 12 to14 September 2018 in Skopje The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
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The seminar was attended by 39 participants from 12 states in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Balkans.
The discussions covered a variety of topics, such as the review of the implementation of landside security, the risk assessment methodology, the new or updated guidance material on chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) threats, the awareness and emergency response, and one-stop security and quality control. The seminar provided as well an overview of the upcoming new requirements in Amendment 16 to Annex 17 and an outlook on possible topics for Amendment 17 to Annex 17.
A full day was furthermore dedicated to the understanding and implementation of the Global Aviation Security Plan (GASeP) and specifically the regional EUR/NAT roadmap which guides the GASeP implementation in the EUR/NAT regions.
The seminar was facilitated by Mrs. Cornelia Ludorf, ICAO Regional Officer, Aviation Security and Facilitation (AVSEC/FAL), assisted by Mr. Florin Hungerbuehler (Switzerland), Vice-Chairman of the ICAO EUR/NAT AVSEC Group (ENAVSECG).