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Italian candidate Salvatore Sciacchitano becomes first European President of the ICAO Council | Salvatore Sciacchitano
Italian candidate Salvatore Sciacchitano becomes first European President of the ICAO Council
Tue 26 Nov 2019 – Italy’s Salvatore Sciacchitano has been elected by the 36-member governing ICAO Council as its President for a three-year term beginning 1 January 2020. He succeeds Dr Olumuyiwa Aliu of Nigeria who has served as President for two terms since 2014. Sciacchitano's candidacy had been endorsed by the 44 Member States of the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC). During a 39-year career in aviation, Sciacchitano has served as General Director of the Italian Airworthiness Authority (RAI), as Deputy General Director of the Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) and Executive Secretary of ECAC between 2010 and 2018. He has also participated in several ICAO Assemblies as Chief or Alternate Chief of the Italian Delegation to ICAO, as well as the Chief Delegate of ECAC. He had also recently been appointed to the Italian Delegation to the ICAO Council. Read more ...