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The Forum:

The Forum is an independent organization and think tank dedicated to international civil aviation.

Our Mission:

To advocate an efficient and safe global aviation system through transparency in international aviation relations, governance, policy, competent regulatory oversight and adequate infrastructure.

Objectives:

Through research, case studies and professional activities, WAF advocates the following objectives:

  1. Safe and efficient global aviation system through transparency in international aviation relations, governance, policy, competent regulatory oversight, adequate infrastructure and capacity
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  2. Adherence to, and compliance with international laws, conventions, treaties, protocols and agreements, especially during crisis and conflicts between signatory and member states of the United Nations to ensure the safety of international civil aviation and efficient movement of passengers and cargo.
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  3. Establishment of new models for effective cooperation between regulators and industry partners including airport and airline operators, aircraft manufacturers and other relevant stake holders.
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  4. Adequate infrastructure, capacity building and development of sufficient human capital.
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  5. Linking aviation and aerospace professionals under one non-profit global umbrella.
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Governance:

A distinguished board of former lawmakers and legislators, former members and executives of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), International Air Transport Association (IATA), Industry, aviation law practitioners and educators provides advisory oversight of the Forum.

Locations:

The Forum has offices and representation in Atlanta, Washington DC, and Brussels. Discussions are underway to consider representation in other geographical locations in Africa and India.