The ICAO-SAA Directors General of Civil Aviation (DGCAs) Course on Aviation Safety was held in Praia, Cape Verde from 22 to 23 October 2015. Into its 5th run, the course hosted by the Agência de Aviação Civil (AAC) was attended by 18 Director Generals and senior officials from 15 African Regions.
Mr João dos Reis Monteiro, President of the Board of Directors, AAC, hosted a welcome dinner for speakers and participants at the Mirage Restaurant in Praia City on the first day of the course. The 2-day course addressed the international aviation safety framework before moving on to the national framework. Through presentations, panel discussions and active interactions between participants and facilitators, the course allowed open sharing of challenges facing DGCAs and sharing of ideas and experiences on how to deal with the various issues.