A Joint ICAO/AFCAC Regional Symposium for African States on Airport
and Air Navigation Services Infrastructure Financing was held from
29 November – 1 December 2010 in Maputo, hosted by the Institute
for Civil Aviation of Mozambique – IACM.
This meeting was a follow-up to the Regional
Symposium on the Economics of Airports and Air Navigation Services
for African States held in Kampala, Uganda, in August 2009,
and the two Regional Workshops held in Dakar and Nairobi, in February
and March 2010, respectively.
The purpose of the Symposium was to provide a forum for African
States and aviation stakeholders to exchange views and experiences
on airport and air navigation services infrastructure financing,
and discuss related issues.
The programme of the Symposium included presentations and panel
discussions by ICAO, AFCAC and other invited speakers and panellists.
The Symposium covered many aspects of infrastructure financing,
including ICAO’s guidance on the issue and views of lending/financing
institutions. It was beneficial to senior officials of civil aviation
authorities, airport and air navigation services providers, as well
as to other stakeholders, in particular to those working in the