Promotion of the ratification of international air law instruments
The President of the Council and the Secretary General continued to promote ratification of international air law instruments during their visits to Member States and meetings with high-level government officials.
The current lists of parties to multilateral air law treaties can be found here.
A legal seminar in the Asia-Pacific Region was hosted by the Republic of Korea on 24 and 25 May 2018, to promote the Beijing instruments, the Montréal Protocol of 2014, the Montreal Convention of 1999, the Cape Town Convention and its Aircraft Protocol of 2001 and the Protocols amending Articles 50 (a) and 56 of the Chicago Convention. The seminar was attended by almost 600 participants from over 30 Member States.
LEB assisted the Global Aviation Training Office (GAT) with the development and delivery of the ICAO International Air Law Course, which promotes, inter alia, the ratification of international air law instruments. Almost 150 participants benefited from the said Course during 2018 which was delivered at ICAO Headquarters and in the Regions.