Last Friday, June 1st 2018, ICAO published the Second Edition of Doc 10084, Risk Assessment Manual for Civil Aircraft Operations Over or Near Conflict Zones. The document was published on the ICAO public website, and is available for downlowd free of charge at the following link: https://www.icao.int/safety/ConflictZones/Pages/default.aspx

The enhanced guidance material in the manual is based on existing ICAO provisions and industry practices related to:

a)      responsibilities of States, operators and other services providers within States;
b)      significant regulatory developments and existing practices since the downing of flight MH17 in 2014;
c)      consolidated source material for conducting risk assessments;
d)      outline of risk information sharing mechanisms;
e)      guidance to States and operators on what to do with threat and risk information; and
f)       existing mechanisms for State-to-operator and/or State-to State sharing of information.

To support the implementation of the new manual and its comprehensive guidance material, several initiatives will be conducted by ICAO and industry partners in the upcoming months:

·        IATA AVSEC World Conference, 1 October 2018, Athens, Greece
·        ICAO AVSEC Symposium, 26-28 November 2018, Montréal, Canada

For more details on these events, visit www.icao.int