High-level Meeting on Risks to Civilian Aviation Arising from Conflict Zones

​MONTRÉAL, 25 July 2014 – In light of the downing of MH 17, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will be hosting a special high-level meeting next Tuesday 29 July, with the Directors General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Airports Council International (ACI) and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO).


This meeting will discuss the appropriate actions to be pursued in order to more effectively mitigate potential risks to civil aviation arising from conflict zones.



Press Conference​



​29 July 2014, 14:00



​Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, President of the ICAO Council

Raymond Benjamin, ICAO Secretary General

Tony Tyler, IATA Director General and CEO

Angela Gittens, ACI Director General

Jeff Poole, CANSO Director General


​WHERE: ​ICAO, 999 University



Press Conference Live Stream URL:  https://meet.lync.com/oaci/conference/I2WNGN46

(viewers must first install the Live Lync plug-in, provided via the link)


Media accreditation:  www.icao.int/newsroom


Contact:  communications@icao.int

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