ICAO is grateful that the international aviation community have drafted articles on security culture and security awareness to help share tips and best practices. 

​ICAO articles

​2021: The Year of Security Culture 

- a call for global efforts

An article by Mr. Sylvain Lefoyer, 

Deputy Director Aviation Security and Facilitation, 

Air Transport Bureau, ICAO

Top tips on embedding a strong 

and effective security culture in aviation

Views of Mr David Sterland, Chief, Implementation Support and Development - Security (ISD-SEC) Section, ICAO 
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The importance of security awareness in supporting a strong and effective Security Culture

An article by Mr. Prosper Zo'o Minto'o, 
Regional Director, WACAF, ICAO

​The importance of effective Cybersecurity Culture 

An article by Mr. Rashad Karaky, 
Aviation Cyber Security Officer, ICAO

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​El rol esencial de la cultura de seguridad para la carga aérea

Un artículo por Ander Oquillas
Especialista Técnico, Seguridad de la Aviación, OACI

Practical Steps Undertaken by the ICAO European and North Atlantic Aviation Security Group to Promote the Year of Security Culture

An article by the Chairpersons of ICAO European and North Atlantic Aviation Security Group

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(Russian version)

​​States and Industry articles

An effective security culture in aviation as we recover from COVID-19 

An article by UK DGCA 
Dr Rannia Leontaridi OBE FRSA

"The importance of high security culture 

and how to get there"

An interview with Anna Svedberg, Head of Security, Stockholm Arlanda and Bromma airports, Swedavia. By Ross Falconer

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Security Culture and Human Factors​

An article by Ms Michelle Salgado Ferreira Arcurio, 
Civil Aviation Regulation Specialist, Brazil

​In the development of a positive security culture, what lessons and best practices can we take from the experience of aviation safety?

Reflections from the UK CAA, by Kewin Sawyer, Senior Manager- Aviation Security Department, and Phil Dykins, Head of Aviation Security Regulation
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​Security Culture in the aviation sector 

Law enforcement perspective from Portugal by Daniel António de Sousa Magalhães, Oporto Airport Police, Portugal

​Security Culture - Aligning Skill, Will and Focus

An article by Craig Harrison Director, ASTC Doncaster

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План мероприятий по практической реализации в Российской Федерации Года Культуры Авиационной Безопасности, объявленного ИКАО в 2021 году, на национальном, региональном и глобальном уровнях

Владимир Черток, Советник Руководителя Федеральной службы по надзору в сфере транспорта, Национальный координатор с ИКАО по авиационной безопасности в Российской Федерации 

​Setting up the Year of Security Culture - Zimbabwe's experience  

An article by Bertha Muzangaza

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Security Culture in Ghana

An article by Nathaniel Kwadzodeh

Ghana Airports Company Limited, Ghana 

Improving performance through security culture

An article by Adam Troczyński, IATA 


L’ANAC s’engage à promouvoir l’année 2021
pour une culture de sûreté positive

An article by Col Latta D. Gnama, Director General of National Civil Aviation Administration (NCAA),Togo

​Crisis Response Journal – Shining a Spotlight on Security Culture

Nina Smith from the UK CAA explains the pressing need for the aviation sector to embed a security culture across all its systems and workforces so that it becomes second nature to everyone working in the industry.


​La Culture de sûreté de l’aviation civile en Algérie:

stratégie, défis et perspectives

An article by the National Civil Aviation Administration of Algeria


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