AFI Aviation Safety Symposium

Event Information

 Symposium Overview

The Africa-Indian Ocean (AFI) Aviation Safety Symposium will present the status of aviation safety and air navigation performance in the AFI Region, the progress made in attaining the aviation safety targets adopted during the Ministerial Conference on Aviation Safety in Africa held in Abuja, Nigeria in July 2012 and endorsed by the Assembly of Heads of State of the African Union in January 2013, as well as to discuss challenges and opportunities for the way forward.  

The Symposium will provide valuable panel sessions and opportunities for networking, collaboration and coordination, as well as sharing of experiences based on relevant information from ICAO, Directors General of Civil Aviation, Directors of Safety and Air Navigation Services, representatives of international and regional organizations, aviation safety partners, leading industry stakeholders and financial institutions.

It will provide an opportunity for a candid assessment, an effective coordination of assistance needs and the gathering of support for specific actions intended to achieve the Abuja safety targets and improve aviation safety and air navigation performance in the AFI Region.

 Aviation Professionals who should attend include:

  • Directors General of Civil Aviation
  • Directors of Safety
  • Directors of Air Navigation Services
  • Chief Executive Officers of services providers and operators
  • Representatives of international and regional organizations
  • Aviation safety partners
  • Leading industry stakeholders
  • Financial institutions

 For more information, please contact the AFI Symposium team at

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