Enhancing efficiency of language service delivery
An ICAO Policy on Publications was approved by the Council during its 206th session as a result of the increase in electronic distribution of ICAO publications. This policy addresses requests from States for unrestricted access to ICAO publications available on the ICAO-NET and seeks to preserve the revenues generated by the publications. Consequently, the ICAO Publications Regulations (Doc 7231) are being updated, and new administrative instructions are being prepared for implementation of the policy.
During its 207th Session, Council reviewed the overall structure of the preparatory work for the Assembly, and several decisions were taken to improve the overall process. Some of these decisions were related to the issuance of Assembly working papers, and their implementation had an impact on language services, requiring extensive planning as well as additional resources.
With regard to the 39th Session of the Assembly: