2As the global forum for cooperation among its Member States and with the world aviation community, ICAO sets standards and recommended practices to enhance global aviation security and facilitation
3ICAO has developed the ICAO Comprehensive Aviation Security Strategy (ICASS) for , which identifies 7 strategic areas to focus ICAO’s aviation security efforts. The strategy was endorsed by the 37th Session of the Assembly
4Annex 17 − SecuritySets out the Standards and Recommended Practices to be implemented by Member States to safeguard international civil aviation against acts of unlawful interference
5Aviation Security Manual (Doc 8973 - Restricted) Provides guidance on how to apply Annex 17Note: Amendment 1 to the Eighth Edition is available in all languages and includes updated guidance on air cargo and mail supply chain security.
6For more information, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Introduced in 2011, the AVSECPaedia is a dynamic and collaborative tool that allows States to share their own security information and practicesFor more information, us at
7Acts of Unlawful Interference Database (AUID) AUID is a secure online database available to all Member States and is designed to provide information on aviation security incidents in an efficient and effective manner
8Acts of Unlawful Interference Database (AUID) --Graphical and numerical display of AUI data--
9ICAO Point of Contact Network (AVSECNET) Features a built-in messaging system that allows for rapid exchange of critical information among States, while providing controls over who can access such information
10Facilitation is the efficient management of control processes, to expedite clearance and to prevent unnecessary delays
11Annex 9 − FacilitationSets out the Standards and Recommended Practices for Member States to maximize the efficiency of their border clearance formalities
12Facilitation Manual Doc 9957 Provides guidance on how to implement Annex 9
13Manual on Access to Air Transport by Persons with Disabilities − Doc 9984 Provides general guidance on services and features needed to assure persons with disabilities have access to air transportation
14Cooperation among Member States is essential to successful development of modern technology and processes, more effective information sharing and assistance efforts
15Machine Readable Travel Documents (Doc 9303) MRTDs include Machine Readable Passports, Visas and Official Travel Documents. They facilitate the inspection of international travellers at borders and enhance security Comprehensive specifications and guidance material to assist States in their implementation of MRTDs are published in Doc 9303, which is endorsed by the International Organization for Standardization as ISO/IEC 7501
18ePassportEvery ePassport has an embedded electronic chip that contains the holder’s personal information and photo found in the passport. The ePassport chip is digitally signed to prevent unauthorized alteration. The technology used is called Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).
19Face BiometricFace Biometric proven as most compatible. Addresses numerous identity related requirements.
20Enhancing the MRTD Programme ICAO Traveller Identification Programme (ICAO TRIP)Holistic approach to identification management and travel documentsApplicable to all modes of transport and bordersIntegrates MRTDs, PKD and other elements of traveller identification managementSubmitted to the 38th Session of the ICAO Assembly − for the final endorsement of the TRIP Strategy
21Holistic Traveller Identification Management: Five Dimensions Civil RegistriesAirlinesEvidence of IdentityMRTDsDocument Issuance and ControlInspection Systems and ToolsInteroperable ApplicationsTravel DocumentIssuing AuthoritiesAirportsTravel DocumentIndustryInternationalOrganizationsAviation SecurityAuthoritiesBorder ControlAuthoritiesLaw EnforcementAuthoritiesRegionalOrganizations
22Public Key Directory (PKD) The Public Key Directory (PKD) is an ePassport inspection tool that was created at the request of Member States to facilitate the sharing of the public keys required to authenticate ePassports.ICAO encourages all Member States to join the PKD to enhance security in cross-border movement.
23PKD has 38 members and is growing The ICAO PKD acts as a central broker, managing the multilateral exchange of information used to validate ePassports Membership is beneficial to travel document issuers and border control authorities and PKD ensures worldwide recognition of States’ ePassports, allowing travellers to cross borders easily
24PKD AssistanceCurrently, no alternative mechanism is available for distributing public key infrastructure (PKI) information worldwide in an efficient and economic manner.The ICAO PKD also provides States with tools and expertise for ensuring adherence to the technical standards and specifications contained in ICAO Doc 9303.
25Universal Security Audit Programme (USAP) To determine:the State’s capability for security oversight;the degree of compliance of the State with Annex 17 Standards and security-related provisions of Annex 9.
27USAP Results Analysis Document Fifth Edition − 2013 Contains extensive information on the results of the completed second cycle of USAP audits.
28Continuous Monitoring Approach USAP Beyond 2013Continuous Monitoring ApproachCMAThe USAP-CMA will incorporate both a continuous monitoring and risk-based approach customized for aviation security. A transition phase began following the completion of the 2nd cycle of audits and full implementation of the USAP–CMA is expected by Jan 2015.
29Secretariat Study Group Meeting USAP-CMA AdvantagesMarch 2012Move from cyclical audits to continuous monitoringFlexible framework and methodologyIncreased focus on assistanceFindings subjected to a risk assessment based on their impact on aviation security, and recommendations prioritized as short- medium- and long-termFeedback for policy developmentUSAP Continuous Monitoring Approach
30Secretariat Study Group Meeting Goals of the USAP-CMAMarch 2012Provide for continuous monitoring and assessment of States’ aviation security performance:compliance with ICAO security SARPsadherence to associated international best security-related practices and guidance materialcapability for security oversightUSAP Continuous Monitoring Approach
31Secretariat Study Group Meeting Goals of the USAP-CMAMarch 2012Help States help themselves.Enable the targeting and tailoring of assistance.Generate relevant information for ICAO’s deliberative bodies and related Programmes.USAP Continuous Monitoring Approach
32Secretariat Study Group Meeting USAP-CMA ActivitiesMarch 2012Documentation-based auditsOversight-focused auditsCompliance-focused auditsAssistance, surveys and other monitoring activitiesUSAP Continuous Monitoring Approach
33Selecting Audit Activities and Identifying Priorities Secretariat Study Group MeetingMarch 2012Selecting Audit Activities and Identifying PrioritiesUSAP-CMA activities and frequency will be tailored to the specific situation for each individual Member State based on established criteriaUSAP Continuous Monitoring Approach
34Evolution of the Universal Security Audit Programme (USAP) October2012June2013Completion of second cycle of auditsTransitionPeriod2014Transition period from July 2013 to December 2014USAPCMAFull implementation 2015• Council approval of USAP-CMA and transition plan
35Implementation Support and Development Programme The objective is to assist member States to implement and comply with Annex 17 and security-related provisions of Annex 9
36ASSISTANCE OBJECTIVES 1) Coordinate, facilitate and provide direct assistance to States as appropriate3) Assist States to remedy their AVSEC deficiencies identified through the USAP process2) Foster capacity-building and promote development of AVSEC programmes4) Develop partnerships with industry and willing partners to support efforts aimed at resolving deficiencies
37Provision of technical training - Aviation Security Training Centre (ASTC) Network, Aviation Security Professional Management Course (AVSEC PMC), Aviation Security Leadership and Management Seminar (AVSEC LAMS), in-state courses and workshops
38Regional Aviation Security Courses adapted to regional needs Aviation Security Training Centres (ASTCs) deliver ICAO sponsored training activities and deliver a yearly programme ofRegional Aviation Security Courses adapted to regional needs