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ICAO Group on International Aviation and Climate Change to Convene from 14-16 July

The 36th Session of the Assembly requested the ICAO Council to form the Group on International Aviation and Climate Change (GIACC)

14 July 2008: The second meeting of the Group on

International Aviation and Climate Change will meet at the International Civil

Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters, in Montréal, Canada, from 14-16 July

2008.

After hearing a UNFCCC briefing on its activities,

delegates are scheduled to review developments since the Group's first meeting

and discuss the Progress Report on International Aviation and Climate Change

(C-WP/13143). Group participants are also to, inter alia: develop and recommend to the ICAO Council a

Programme of Action and common strategy; discuss and

define a range of goals in the short, medium and long term that could guide the

implementation of the Programme of Action; and identify a menu of

options from which States can choose to limit or reduce greenhouse gas

emissions attributable to international civil aviation. [ICAO Group on

International Aviation and Climate Change's second meeting website]