Date: 7 December
Categories:General Knowledge, Day-Week-Year-Importance
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International Civil Aviation Day is observed to raise awareness of the importance of international civil aviation and the role that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) plays in international air transport.
ICAO is a United Nations body responsible for developing international standard for aviation safety. It was established on December 7, 1944. To mark its 50th anniversary in 1994 it established International Aviation Day. In 1996 the UN General Assembly proclaimed December 7 as International Civil Aviation Day.
Actions and Programs
Governments, non government organizations, businesses and individuals promote this day with different programs and events.
2015 – 2018: Working together to ensure no country is left behind
2013: Evolving to Meet the Challenges of 21st Century Air Transport
2012: Aviation: Your Reliable Connection to the World
2011: Assistance and Cooperation for Globally Sustainable Air Transport
2010: Safe, Secure and Sustainable Aviation for Our Planet