ICAO as the Global Forum for Air Transport

  • Ruwantissa Abeyratne


One of the most significant aspects of the Chicago Convention is the formation of ICAO, to be comprised of an Assembly, a Council and such other bodies as may be deemed necessary. The Convention sets out in Article 44 the aims and objectives of the Organization as those that would develop the principles and techniques of international air navigation and foster the planning and development of international air transport. One of the mandatory functions of the Council, as laid out in Article 54(l) is to adopt international standards and recommended practices and for convenience, designate them as Annexes to the Convention, with the requirement that contracting States be notified of such action taken.


Civil Aviation International Civil Aviation Organization Aviation Security Chicago Convention Security Audit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruwantissa Abeyratne
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  1. 1.Organization (ICAO) International Civil AviationMontrealCanada

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