Pushing Regional Transportation issues at hemispheric meeting

first_img Nov 23, 2018 Nov 5, 2018 CDB approves funding to expand, rehabilitate Barbados… You may be interested in… CARICOM’s Multilateral Air Services Agreement (MASA) was among matters presented to a meeting of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Directors of Civil Aviation, held this week in Ottawa, Canada. CARICOM Secretariat’s Head of the Transportation Unit, Dr. Pauline Yearwood delivered a presentation on ‘Assistance towards the Finalization of the MASA’.   This Agreement recognizes that the principal means of transport within CARICOM, particularly for persons, is by air, and that there are several airlines operating within the Region and  between the Community and other parts of the world.  Some of the airlines, such as Caribbean Airlines,  and LIAT are also national airlines for some Member States.  The Agreement points to the importance of all stakeholders operating by common rules. CARICOM Meeting with the Secretary General of ICAO, Her Excellency, Dr. Dr. Fang Liu (l-r) Melvin Cintron, Regional Director, NACC; Janice Miller, High Commissioner, Jamaican High Commission, Ottawa Nari William-Singh, Director General, Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority and Director of the Caribbean Aviation Safety and Security Oversight System [CASSOS]; Dr. Pauline Yearwood, CARICOM Secretariat; Dr. Fang Liu, Secretary General, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).Bahamas delegation’s Meeting with NACC: (l-r) Mr. Melvin Cintron, Regional Director, NACC; Mr. Delvin R. Major, Chief Investigator of Air Accidents, Aircraft Accident Investigation Authority of the Bahamas; Dr. Pauline Yearwood, Deputy Programme Manager, Transportation, CARICOM Secretariat; Mr. Nari William-Singh, Director General, Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority and Director of the Caribbean Aviation Safety and Security Oversight System [CASSOS]; Captain Charles B. Beneby, Director General, Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority and Julio César Siu, Deputy Regional Director, NACC.Dr Yearwood was also expected to facilitate and participate in Meetings with CARICOM Member States. Eleven CARICOM Member States are part of the hemispheric body, which is a part of the International  Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO.) These are:  Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago. SG calls for distinct CARICOM representation on ICAOCaribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Wednesday called for a distinct CARICOM voice among the 36 seats on the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s Council. Delivering remarks at the opening of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Air Transport Conference at the Guyana Conference Centre on 21 November 2018,…November 23, 2018In “CARICOM”CARICOM Heads of Government committed to competitive transportation industryHeads of Government of CARICOM are committed to deliver a competitive transportation industry, and are looking for the right model that would be fiscally appropriate for the provision of transportation services in the Region. The CARICOM Heads of Government had extensive discussions on regional transportation during their two-day Intersessional Meeting…March 5, 2019In “Associate Member States”Regional Transportation Commission meets in GeorgetownThe Regional Transportation Commission (RTRC) met at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, on February 1, to continue its work towards the provision of adequate, efficient and safe transportation services at affordable cost to the people of the Community. In July 2013, conscious that transportation services delivered in CARICOM had…February 4, 2016In “CARICOM”Share this on WhatsApp Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago sign CARICOM Multilateral… center_img CARICOM looking to re-introduce single security check Feb 27, 2019 SG calls for distinct CARICOM representation on ICAO Nov 23, 2018 The Canada meeting was also expected to discuss the business plan for the ICAO 2010 – 2011 Triennium, the accountability report of the ICAO/NACC’s “No Country Left Behind Strategy”,  and global aviation needs, challenges and security implementation matters. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… last_img

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