Proposal by BRIC states to set up a new group on a global MBM for aviation approved by ICAO Council
Following their success at the ICAO Assembly in mobilising wide support from developing countries over market-based measures (MBMs), a joint proposal by the BRIC states – Brazil, Russia, India and China – that ICAO sets up a group to take charge of the development of a global MBM has been approved in principle by the governing ICAO Council. This new body, the Environment Advisory Group (EAG), would report directly to the Council and have a broader representation than previous groups looking at the MBM issue. The terms of reference and tasks for the EAG will be drawn up and presented at the next Council meeting.
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