The Indonesian government and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have inked a Memorandum of Understanding of Cooperation (MoU) for training and capacity building programs for ICAO member countries. The MoU was signed by the Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi and ICAO President Salvatore Sciacchitano on the sidelines of the G20 Aviation Dialogue in Bali.
The training program includes Developing Countries Training Programme (DCTP), which offers fellowships for specialized training program. The training courses is fully funded by the Indonesian Government, and include Managing Aviation Training Intelligence (MATI), Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) Verification, and Training Managers Course (TMC).
With 193 member countries of ICAO, the Minister of Transportation mentioned that the agreement was in tandem with Indonesia’s support for the ICAO “No Country Left Behind” program to generate quality aviation resources. “We have a program that is also carried out by ICAO, related to human resource capacity building, and according to our records, we are one of the countries that have well-known and respected campuses in the world,” he added.
(Sources: Antara News: Indonesia Post)