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European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol)

Established: By convention signed on December 13, 1960, in Brussels, Belgium, effective March 1, 1963; amended by protocol signed February 12, 1981, effective January 1, 1986. (Convention revisions signed on June 27, 1997, are still undergoing ratification.)

Purpose: To strengthen the cooperation of the contracting parties and to develop their joint activities in the field of air navigation, making due allowance for defense needs and providing maximum freedom for all airspace users consistent with the required level of safety.

Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium.

Principal Organs: Commission, Provisional Council, Agency.

Web site: www.eurocontrol.int

Director General: Víctor M. Aguado (Spain). To be succeeded in January 2008 by David McMillan (UK).

Membership (38): Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, ...

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