The Single African Air Transport market (SAATM) that was launched on 28 January 2018 currently has 34 member states signatory to the Solemn Commitment.
18 out of the 34 member States have further signed a Memorandum of Implementation to remove restrictions in existing Bilateral Air Services Agreements (BASAs) that are contrary to the Yamoussoukro Decision (YD).
This Strategic Objective of AFCAC is designed to enhance Civil Aviation Security and Facilitation in Africa through the establishment of a strong Aviation Security System in Africa.
This year’s YD Day Anniversary is being jointly organized by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) with the Champion President of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) H.E Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Eyadéma (President of Togo) as the Special Guest of Honour.
The session would witness a Panel discussion on the implementation of the YD, operationalization of the Executing Agency (EA) of the YD and the various elements of sustainable development of air transport in Africa - The journey so far.
Please see the below information to connect to the 2020 Yamoussoukro Decision (YD) Day Anniversary Celebration: