Civil Aviation Training
A total of 650 fellowships were awarded for a combined duration of 1 125.5 work-months, as described below:
In addition, ICAO experts recruited through technical cooperation projects provided in-country training in various fields for 5 411 civil aviation administration personnel. Recipient States also continued to include substantial training for their nationals as part of the procurement component of their ICAO technical cooperation projects. A full 566 national staff benefited from training in new technologies and in the operation of equipment purchased through ICAO.
The training of management, technical and operational personnel was particularly important in terms of improving State oversight capabilities. According to information provided by Member States, personnel trained through the Technical Cooperation Programme are progressively absorbed by civil aviation administrations, which greatly benefit from the training and retention of a workforce of qualified aviation safety and security personnel, including inspectors.