Overview of the global regulatory framework, policy guidance, and status of implementation following the mandate endorsed by the 39th Session of the ICAO Assembly. Achieving the maximum security and facilitation benefits of travel documents, through a holistic and integrated approach to traveller identification management as articulated by the five elements of the ICAO TRIP Strategy, including the benefits of participation in the ICAO Public Key Directory (PKD) and the status of the 24 November 2015 deadline for the expiration of non-machine readable passports.
Boubacar Djibo, Director Air Transport Bureau, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
Facilitation Updates in Africa Under AFI SECFAL Programme - Jamel Dridi, Aviation Security and Facilitation Expert, African Civil Aviation Commission(AFCAC)
The National Air Transport Facilitation Programme (NATFP) aim to address and harmonize the interests of all entities involved in facilitation, e.g. public authorities, aircraft operators, commercial air transport users and airports, etc., to promote the growth of a safe, reliable and viable air transport industry. States will share their experience in developing NATFP as well as the potential benefits it hopes to achieve.
Mam Sait Jallow, Regional Director, ICAO Western & Central Africa Office
Credible evidence of identity, involving the tracing, linkage and verification of identity against breeder documents, is essential to ensuring robust traveller identification for security and border control purposes. Experts in this basic element of the traveller identification will share their works and experiences in ensuring a robust identity management process.
Dr. Joseph J. Atick, Executive Chairman, ID4Africa
MORPHO DYS Presentation – Sponsor coffee breaks
Current and emerging ICAO MRTD Standards, Recommended Practices and specifications for passports, visas and identity cards, traveller identification management and security measures. Sharing of best practices designed to minimize document fraud and benefits provided by ICAO-compliant MRTDs and eMRTDs for border integrity.
Damien Thuriaux, Senior Specialist, Immigration and Border Management Division, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Geneva HQ
IN GROUPE Presentation
Processes and protocols for document issuance by appropriate authorities to authorized holders, and controls to prevent fraud (theft, tampering and loss).
Sanjay Dharwadker, ISO Expert, ICBWG Member
Session 6. Advanced Passenger Information & Data Sharing PlatformBorder management must deal with the increased flow of passengers and ensure security by identifying each individual as soon as possible in the process. Experts from different regions of the world share their experience and good practices.
Moderator: James Z. Mabala, Regional Officer AVSEC/FAL, ICAO ESAF Office
ANY Security Printing Presentation
Session 7. Border Control: Inspection Systems and Tools
A key element in strengthening aviation security is to ensure that border inspection systems provide timely, secure and reliable links between travel documents, travellers and security information held in government databases. Expert will provide examples regarding these important element which aims to expedite the movement of legitimate travellers while identifying high-risk individuals.
Moderator: Nelson Goncalves, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Tanzania
Session 8: PUBLIC KEY INFRASTRUCTURE & PUBLIC KEY DIRECTORY BEST PRACTICES
Issuance and Sharing of Certificates
PKI Implementation for the Issuance of ePassports and PKD as a Tool for Sharing PKI Certificates and Validation of Passports at the Border.
Barry Kefauver, Expert, International Standards Organisation (ISO)
Discussion: Challenges faced by States in implementing infrastructure & sharing certificates
Using PKD for Validation at the Border
Discussion: Challenges faced by States in the validation process
AIR TAXI BENIN Presentation – Sponsor coffee breaks
Session 9. Commitments of States and International Organizations
Moderator: Eric Henri Segura, Regional Officer AVSEC/FAL, ICAO WACAF Office
Session 10. Assistance and Guidance to States
Christiane DerMarkar, PKD Officer, International Civil Aviation Organization