ICAO calls for States to become CAPSCA members as per ICAO Assembly Resolution A40-14 and to clarify the roles and responsibilities of public health and civil aviation authorities during public health events, in order to support the continuous, safe, and orderly operation of global air services.
Currently, 160 ICAO Member States and five territories are Members of CAPSCA.
International organizations and corporations are welcome to join CAPSCA through partnerships. Please visit
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CAPSCA offers the unique opportunity to join efforts by States, UN and other International Organizations to improve preparedness planning and responses by the aviation sector to world public health events.
Whether your interest concerns aviation regulation, public health, aircraft or airport operations, the CAPSCA programme will address the issue according to ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs), ICAO procedures and guidance material and WHO International Health Regulations (IHR).
As a member you will:
There is no fee or any associated cost to join and be a member of the CAPSCA programme.
However, because the CAPSCA is funded by voluntary contributions, members are encouraged to support the programme in-kind by making available resources and personnel to assist. ICAO also appeal for financial contributions through ICAO's voluntary Safety Fund (SAFE) earmarked for CAPSCA.
It is very easy, just:
Step 1: Download the CAPSCA Membership Application Letter.
Step 2: Submit your application letter to the CAPSCA focal point in your region:
Eastern and Southern African (ESAF) Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Western and Central African (WACAF) Office: email@example.com
North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACC) Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
South American (SAM) Office: email@example.com
Asia and Pacific (APAC) Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
European and North Atlantic (EUR/NAT) Office: email@example.com
Middle East (MID) Office: