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International Civil Aviation Day 2023

International Civil Aviation Day 2023:

International Civil Aviation Day (ICAD) is celebrated annually on 7th December. The day was established in 1994 as part of the 50th anniversary of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

  • The United Nations General Assembly officially recognized the day in 1996.
  • The purpose of ICAD is to promote global recognition of international civil aviation’s vital role in the social and economic development of nations.
  • It underscores ICAO’s unique position in fostering cooperation among states to establish an inclusive and efficient global transit network for the benefit of humanity.
  • Theme for 2023: “Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development”.
  • The ICAO is a United Nations agency that coordinates international air navigation.
  • It was established in 1944 to manage the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention).
  • India is a member of ICAO, it is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.