The European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) has secured eight seats on the new Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
ICAO is the highest international body governing the regulation of international civil aviation. Located in Montreal, Canada, ICAO is a specialised agency of the United Nations with 191 Member States.
During the 38th Assembly held from 24 September to 4 October, ICAO Member States, represented by more than 2000 delegates, elected the 36 members of the Council.
The ECAC Member States represented on the new Council are France, Germany, Italy, Norway (representing the NORDICAO Group, i.e. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Portugal (representing the ABIS Group, i.e. Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Ireland, Portugal and Switzerland), Poland (representing CERG i.e. Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia), Spain and the United Kingdom.