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ICAO Council appoints Secretary General Salazar for second term

From last 1 August 2021, for other three years

The 36 States on the governing Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) appointed yesterday Juan Carlos Salazar, of Colombia, for a second three-year term as Secretary General.

Since his appointment on 1 August 2021, the ICAO Secretariat has embarked on a broad transformation of its activities and operations, ushering a new era for this specialized agency of the United Nations.

Salazar is an expert in aviation law and policy, with almost 30 years of experience in international negotiations in the fields of air transport, management, and regulatory affairs. Prior to his appointment as Secretary General, he had served as the Director General of Civil Aviation of Colombia at Aerocivil, a complex civil aviation organization with more than 3,100 employees. He had also served in various other executive and leadership positions in several world regions. 

A specialized agency of the United Nations, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) leads the international alignment of technical standards and strategies, facilitating the safe, secure, and sustainable development of its 193 member States’ aviation sectors and air services. This year, it is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its establishment by the 1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation.

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