Page Image Image Caption Page ContentThe International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is calling for applications to the 2019 Young Aviation Professionals Programme (YAPP) today. The Programme, which is managed under ICAO's leadership, is a joint initiative with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airports Council International (ACI). It provides a unique professional development opportunity, as selected candidates will contribute to one or more of ICAO's Strategic Objectives under the mentorship of an ICAO subject-matter expert. Focusing on the inter-relationships between the work of ICAO and that of the airline and airport industries, they will also work in close collaboration with IATA and ACI experts. Talented professionals embarking on their aviation careers from around the world are invited to apply. Applicants must hold an advanced university qualifications and have already acquired a minimum of two years of employment in the aviation industry or in aviation-related regulatory activities. Due consideration will be given to gender equity and geographic diversity as part of the selection process. Interested candidates who meet the selection criteria are invited to submit their application at ICAO's employment site (icao.int/careers) by the deadline date of 30 September 2018. The target date for the commencement of the programme, and the reporting of the selected candidates to ICAO Headquarters in Montréal, will be towards the middle of February 2019.