28 July

Second Project Steering Committee Meeting Kiev, Ukraine, 18 July 2017

    The second steering committee meeting in the frame of “Eastern Partnership and Central Asian countries assistance and support project in civil aviation”(EASA / EaP) was organized on July 18, 2017, in Kiev. The meeting was attended by representatives of the State Civil Aviation Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

First meeting of the steering committee was held in July last year in Chisinau. The project is funded by the European Council with implementation period of 4 years. The main objective of the project is to assist the aviation authorities of the participating States in ensuring a sustainable system of the civil aviation administration, as well as harmonizing the rules with European standards in the field of aviation safety and security. The project also includes an aviation security component of cargo and mail.

 

At the meeting information on the work done over the past year was  provided, further steps within the program discussed, and training projects developed by the EASA team for each participating state were considered.

 

During the discussions, special attention was paid to the exchange of information and sharing best practices between the participants in the field of adaptation of European regulations with the national legislation of the states, regulations allowing operation of Western and Eastern type of aircraft, development of rules for oversight of operations and registration of unmanned aircraft systems ("drones"), and also correction of findings revealed in the frame of ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Program.

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