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MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT, COMMUNICATIONS AND HIGH TECHNOLOGIES OF THE

REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

THE STATE CIVIL AVIATION AGENCY

10 December

The First Meeting of ICAO EUR Environment Project Team (ICAO EUR ENV PT) in Baku

Baku hosted the first ICAO EUR Environment Project Team meeting (ICAO EUR ENV PT) on December 4-5, 2018.

The ICAO EUR ENV PT was established at a joint meeting of the European Air Navigation Planning Group (EANPG COG) and European Regional Coordination Group (RCOG), held at the ICAO office in Paris from 16 to 18 May 2018.

The objective of the first meeting “ICAO EUR ENV PT” in Baku was to ensure the exchange information among European countries on the latest developments at ICAO on environment and to provide support and develop environment capacity building activities focusing on the State Action Plans and CORSIA (Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation). Thus the agenda of the meeting included important issues to address international aviation emission reduction.

At the meeting, the great interest was expressed by the presentations of the “Turkish Airlines” representative (on the implementation of the project “Green Airport”), as well as presented by experts of the State Civil Aviation Agency (the “Assessment of Environmental Performance of ATM Procedures”). The issues were also discussed at the regional and national levels, related with utilization of alternative fuel and renewable energy, regulatory measures, and provision of technical assistance on “Action Plans on Emission Reduction”.

The meeting was attended by experts from ICAO Member States accredited in Europe, international aviation organizations, as well as national experts from the State Civil Aviation Agency, CJSC “Azerbaijan Hava Yollary”, ATD “Azeraeronavigation”, “Silk Way Holding”, National Aviation Academy, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

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