This project is funded by the European Union


Technical Assistance

Key experts as well as short term experts will be used to provide to the beneficiary countries support on specific issues.

Provide expertise support and technical assistance to local managers in order to:

- Improve the legal and financial framework of the Ministries of Transport and their relevant transport agencies

- Prepare standards and conditions for regulatory agencies, based on EU/EASA requirements and ICAO SARPS if applicable. A common base for all the beneficiary countries will be prepared

- Introduce safety, security and environment management systems

- Providing decision-makers with refined estimates of the future demand for air transport and of the environmental challenges associated with responding to that demand

- Develop inspectors' handbooks, civil aviation Master Plans, environmental impact assessments/awareness

- Promote regional cooperation between countries: propose axis of cooperation (to be discussed with beneficiary countries and with the Commission), such as: 
  • Regulatory convergence/harmonization
  • Optimize scarce resources by pooling experts or equipment: safety inspectors, SAR, experts training and  training institutes
  • Develop common survey missions, regional monitoring

The schedule for the implementation of the programme and identified participants shall be approved by the EC Project Manager.

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The TRACECA Civil Aviation Safety and Security projet is part of the Transport Corridor Europe Caucasus Asia programme, which fosters regional transport integration between partner countries.

The project objective is to improve transport safety and security environments in the region in line with European civil aviation standards.

The following states participate in the TRACECA programme: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.

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