CAAS Signed MOU with International Institute of Air and Space Law of Leiden University

23 November 2018

On 19 November 2018, CAAS signed a MOU with the International Institute of Air and Space Law of Leiden University. The MOU would further enhance the close collaboration and co-development of joint activities including course development, joint conferences and seminars aimed at knowledge sharing in the area of international air law, sharing of research and academic materials, publications, references; and a platform for cross participation of CAAS’ officers in Leiden University’s organised events and vice versa.

The inaugural run of the International Air Law: Application and Practice course was successfully conducted in SAA from 19 – 23 November 2018, with 42 participants from 18 countries. This intermediate-level course provides participants an in-depth understanding of the principles and application of international air law. Participants were equipped with the knowledge of regulations and procedures of international air law, apply legal documents and instruments, and evaluate the impact of recent developments in air law on the aviation industry.

All participants were pleased with the course and some of the compliments received include:

“It has given me a practical understanding of principles underpinning international aviation law and I understand my area of practice very well now.”
Ms Edzenunye Ann Abla Agbevey, Ghana Civil Aviation Authority

“It has provided a more in-depth presentation of the fundamentals of public international law which governs our domestic regulations. It provided clarity on why and how certain operations are conducted and significance of drafting regulations to provide for efficiency.”
Ms Amanda Flora Nambau, Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Papua New Guinea