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International Civil Aviation Organization

Also called the ICAO. An agency of the United Nations that develops standards for safe international flight. It recommends principles for inspections, infrastructure, accidents procedures, and so forth. Nearly every member of the UN is also a member of the ICAO. It was established in 1947 and is based in Montreal.
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"They were unruly sometimes but I love them all," Icao said.
The second large ICAO event is the upcoming 38th Session of the ICAO Assembly to be held in late September and early October.
The ICAO is taking its first steps on the dossier for reducing CO2 emissions from planes.
The island nation has been prevented from attending a number of international organizations in recent years, including ICAO, due to Beijing's campaign to diminish Taiwan's global standing.
ICAO's next meeting is to be held in Montreal, Canada, on September 18-20, 2019.
The ICAO General Assembly will be held from September 28 to October 14 in Montreal Canada.
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Saudi Arabia has strengthened the march of the ICAO in several important events that marked a turning point throughout its history.
A specialized agency of the United Nations, the ICAO laid the rules, principles, and techniques of commercial aviation and promotes the development of mass air transport.
Dubai: The head of the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority reiterated on Sunday that the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) was not the right body to resolve a dispute between Qatar and Gulf neighbours that include the UAE.
01 : 46 PM - 07/07/2018 Amsterdam, July 7 (BNA): Today the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (the Four States) jointly filed appeals with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in respect of the decisions of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) issued on 29 June 2018, following claims lodged by the State of Qatar with ICAO.
The International Civil Aviation Organisation has certified that that Nepal's aviation has maintained ICAO's safety standards significantly.