MONTREAL, Sept. 11, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - More than 700 Ministers and other senior officials representing States, international organizations and law enforcement agencies are meeting at ICAO Headquarters in Montréal from 12-14 September for a special High-level Conference on Aviation Security.
This event will be the first meeting of security officials since the adoption of the more comprehensive aviation security framework post-9/11. Among other topics, participants will be focusing on the wider adoption of cargo and supply-chain security measures, as well as the implementation of more globally-coordinated and sustainable programmes that minimize industry and traveller inconvenience. Agreement will also be sought on new risk-based aviation security approaches, employing increased data sharing and collaboration by State and global agencies.
|WHEN:||12-14 September 2012|
|WHERE:||ICAO Headquarters, Conference Area, 4th floor|
|WHO:|| Raymond Benjamin, ICAO Secretary General
Roberto Kobeh González, President of the ICAO Council
Denis Lebel, Canadian Minister of Transport
Janet Napolitano, United States Secretary of Homeland Security
Other Ministers and senior officials from 135 States and 27 international organizations
|RSVP:|| Media accreditation is available through a link on the ICAO website at:
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SOURCE: International Civil Aviation Organization
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