23 June 2020 0800 EDT (Montreal time)
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This webinar will discuss applying Annex 9 provisions for the establishment and operation of a resilient and robust National Air Transport Facilitation Committee, thereby strengthening collaboration and cooperation of all stakeholders including Public Health authorities, in part with the use of modern communication tools in response to pandemics.
Civil Aviation Authorities, relevant border control authorities such as: customs, immigration, health, quarantine, visa-issuing authorities, travel document-issuing authorities and law enforcements, as well as airport and airline operators
Janet Chemeli is a Facilitation Officer with the ICAO Air Transport Bureau, Aviation Security and Facilitation Section, where her functions include, inter alia, amendments to Annex 9, its implementation and related capacity building. She is also responsible for coordination and planning related to Facilitation Implementation Seminars and Training, assistance initiatives under the Facilitation Programme and implementation aspects of Doc 9303 (Machine Readable Travel Documents).
Christopher Hornek is a consultant for the ICAO Facilitation Section, where he is a Passenger Data Exchange Expert and Project Manager for compliance with ICAO Doc 9303. One of his main tasks is to provide expertise regarding the implementation of Advance Passenger Information (API) and Passenger Name Record (PNR) data, including in cooperation with the UN Countering Terrorist Travel Programme. Previously he worked for the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Facilitation Section and was the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Travel Document Security programme manager.