Supporting Implementation Strategies – Legal Services and External Relations – Promotion of Beijing Instruments


Legal Issues Relating to Unruly Passengers

Promotion of Beijing Instruments

Cooperation within the Framework of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force
International Interests in Mobile Equipment (aircraft equipment)

Work Programme of the Legal Committee

Supplementary Headquarters Agreement

Host State Agreement for the ICAO Regional Sub-office

Tripartite Consultative Committee and Council Committee on Relations with Host Country

Working Group on Governance and Efficiency (WGGE)

Relations with Host Country Committee



Promotion of Beijing Instruments


The Organization continued to promote the ratification of the Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation (the Beijing Convention) and the Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft (the Beijing Protocol). The 38th Session of the Assembly adopted Resolution A38-19 to urge all States to sign and ratify these two instruments. As of 31 December 2013, the Beijing Convention has been signed by 30 States and ratified by or acceded to by Saint Lucia, Mali, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Myanmar, Cuba, Angola and the Czech Republic. As of the same date, the Beijing Protocol had been signed by 32 States and ratified by or acceded to by Saint Lucia, Mali, Cuba, Guyana, Myanmar, the Dominican Republic and the Czech Republic.

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