ICAO Global Implementation Support Symposium 2023/ Seoul/ 30 May to 1 June 2023

Dr. Christos Tsitouras, HCAA Governor, participated in the ICAO Global Implementation Support Symposium 2023 that was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 30 May to 1 June 2023.



Hosted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the event focused on highlighting the ICAO’s latest digital tools, key initiatives, and collaborative endeavours to support aviation resilience, innovation, sustainable development and operational solutions. These topics were discussed as part of ICAO's efforts to support the realization of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals set in the UN 2030 Agenda and ICAO's No Country Left Behind (NCLB) initiative.


Dr. Tsitouras had a series of meetings with ICAO and Member States officials for issues of common interest.

Interactive panels focused on the theme of the Symposium and included discussions on how ICAO supports Member States in the implementation of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS) and Global, Regional and National Aviation Plans, through innovative implementation support and training activities. The Symposium also served as a platform to unite current and prospective Technical Cooperation Partners, TRAINAIR PLUS Programme (TPP) Members, and other industry stakeholders, including but not limited to: Ministries, Directorates General of Civil Aviation, international and regional organizations, high level participants representing aviation service providers (i.e. air navigation service providers, airport operators, airlines), financial and development institutions, human resources departments, project/procurement sections and academic institutions.