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27.07.2016
  The first meeting of Steering Committee of the Action ‘Support to the Joint Programme Office’, JPO was held... Read more
16.06.2016
EAC and JPO sign a Joint Work Programme on the cooperation for the development of SBAS/EGNOS in Eastern... Read more
27.04.2016
    JPO  was invited to participate in the ACAC/ICAO MID workshop on GNSS, which was held in Rabat, Morocco... Read more
09.12.2015
JPO and SAFIR Teams are happy to announce the release of the Project Brochure which provides essential... Read more

Glossary

Check termoninology of the projects within the aviation programme. Read more

Programme background

The aviation sector is vital for socio-economic development in Africa, as it plays a key role in promoting international trade, tourism and regional integration. The sector is particularly important due to...

Programme organisation

The programme is managed both through partly decentralised and joint management. On the partly decentralised level, the Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States. The programme has two main components - Air Transport and Satellite Service Applications - each of which will be organized individually. The Air Transport component has two subsections: Improvement of Aviation Safety and Improvement of Aviation Security...

Programme objectives

The programme has a number of key objectives. These include the harmonisation of aviation safety and security regulations at regional and national levels and the improvement of aviation safety through technical assistance and training...

Programme documents

Projects within the Aviation in Africa Programme

Projects within the Programme

AVSEC

Aviation Security as defined by ICAO is safeguarding civil aviation against acts of unlawful interference. This objective is achieved by a combination of measures and human and material resources... Read more

SAFIR

The SAFIR project (Satellite navigation services for AFrIcan Region) aims at initiating capacity building on the subject of implementation of EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) in Africa... Read more

SIASA

The grant contract between the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) related to the “Support to the Improvement... Read more

TREGA

Safe and cost-effective air navigation is a key concern for Africa's aviation sector and there is much to be done in order to meet international requirements. Read more