This panel will emphasize the importance of taking a strategic approach to mobilization of resources and addressing capacity shortfalls in aviation through forging new and strengthening existing partnerships with resource-partner States, multilateral funding institutions and industry stakeholders. Topics related to the establishment of long-term and sustainable financial mechanisms between ICAO and partners, in line with priority needs, will be addressed during this panel.
Setting the stage: Thilly de Bodt, Head, Strategic Planning Coordination and Partnerships Office, ICAO
Moderator: Victor Aguado, Permanent Representative of Spain on the Council of ICAO
Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, African Union Commission (Virtual)
Charles E. Schlumberger Lead Air Transport Specialist, World Bank
Philippe Martou, Director Aviation Services, United Nations World Food Programme
Reinaldo Daniel Fioravanti, Group Head and Lead Transport Specialist, Infrastructure Department, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Tao Ma, Regional Director, Asia and Pacific Office, ICAO