On The Protocol Amending The 2007 April 25 And 30 Signed An Air Transport Agreement Between The United States And The European Community And Its Member States

Original Language Title: Par Protokolu, ar ko groza 2007.gada 25. un 30.aprīlī parakstīto Gaisa transporta nolīgumu starp Amerikas Savienotajām Valstīm un Eiropas Kopienu un tās dalībvalstīm

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/ta/id/224132

The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: The Protocol amending article 25 of 2007 and 30 April signed an air transport agreement between the United States and the European Community and its Member States article 1. Protocol amending the 2007 April 25 and 30 signed an air transport agreement between the United States and the European Community and its Member States (hereinafter referred to as the Protocol), with this law is adopted and approved.
2. article. Fulfilment of the obligations provided for in the Protocol are coordinated by the Ministry of transportation.
3. article. This Protocol shall enter into force on its article 10 on time and in order, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify the newspaper "journal".
4. article. The law shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. With the law to be put in the Latvian language in the Protocol.
The Parliament adopted the law on 23 December 2010.
President Valdis Zatlers in Riga V 2011 12 January Protocol amending the air TRANSPORT agreement between the United States and the European Community and its Member States, signed in 2007 of 25 and 30 April, the United States ("u.s."), of the one part, and the Kingdom of Belgium, Republic of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Estonia, Ireland, the Hellenic Republic, the Kingdom of Spain , the French Republic, the Italian Republic, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Republic of Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Poland, the Portuguese Republic, Romania, the Republic of Slovenia, the Slovak Republic, the Republic of FINLAND, the Kingdom of Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which is the Treaty on European Union and to the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union and the Member States of the European Union (hereinafter referred to as "Member States") and the European Union, of the other part , with the INTENTION to rely on the system established by 2007 and 30 April 25 signed an air transport agreement between the United States and the European Community and its Member States (hereinafter referred to as "the agreement"), to open market access and maximize consumers, airlines, labour and public benefits both sides of the Atlantic;
Implementation of article 21 of the agreement provides for powers to conduct negotiations to develop the second phase of the agreement, which will facilitate the achievement of this objective;
Recognizing that, 2009 December 1, upon entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and to the Treaty establishing the European Community, the European Union has been replaced by the European Community and succeeds, and that from that date to the European Union, the European Community, subject to all the rights and obligations, as well as any reference to the European Community, have agreed to amend the agreement as follows.
Article 1 definitions article 1 of the agreement shall be amended as follows.
1. in paragraph 2, the following new definition: "" finding about 2 bis nationality "means finding that air carrier which offers to provide air transport services in accordance with this agreement, comply with the requirements of article 4 in respect of whom holds title and actual control of the air carrier, and its principal place of business."
2. in paragraph 3, the following new definition: "3. The findings of suitability of the bis" means "finding out that the air carrier that offers to provide air transport services in accordance with this agreement, sufficient financial options and relevant management experience to provide such services, and that it is ready to comply with the law and regulations and requirements governing the provision of such services."
Article 2 Legislative findings about the fitness of air carriers and the mutual recognition of their nationality After article 6, the following new article 6 bis: "article 6 bis of the regulations of the findings on fit and mutual recognition of nationality 1. when an air carrier of one party's application for authorization in accordance with article 4, the other aeronautical authorities shall recognise any finding on the suitability of the airline and/or nationality in regard to the air carriers concerned have carried out the first air navigation authority of the party and do not make further clarification on the following points, except for the cases referred to in point (a)): a) if the application of the air carrier operating permit or such powers are granted, and of the requested Party the aeronautical authorities is a particular cause for concern that, despite the other aeronautical authorities are finding this agreement article 4 conditions provided for in the relevant mandate or authorisation has not been met, they shall immediately notify the relevant authorities by indicating the essential reasons for their concern. In such a case, either party may request consultations, including the aeronautical authorities and/or additional information related to this issue, and to respond to such requests as soon as possible. If the matter remains unresolved, any party to the matter may apply to the Joint Committee;
b) this article shall not apply to findings related to safety certificates or licences, safeguards or insurance.
2. Each party to the Joint Committee, shall inform the other party of any material changes in the criteria it applies the above findings referred to in paragraph 1, above, if possible, but otherwise as soon as possible after making the change. If the receiving party asking for advice in relation to any such changes, these consultations should take place in the Joint Committee within 30 days of such request, unless the parties agree otherwise. Where, after such consultation, the requested Party considers that the other party's revised criteria would not be sufficient for regulatory determinations for the mutual recognition of, the receiving party may notify the other party of the suspension of the application of paragraph 1. The requested Party may waive the application of the suspension at any time. It shall notify the Joint Committee. "
3. Article 15 of the agreement article environment completely deleted and shall be replaced by the following: ' article 15 Environment 1. the parties recognise the importance of environmental protection in international aviation policy development and implementation, carefully consider the environmental costs and benefits of measures following policy and – where appropriate – jointly promoting effective global solutions. Accordingly, the parties intend to cooperate economically sound manner limit or reduce the impact on the international aviation environment. 2. If one of the parties consider the specific environmental protection measures at regional, national or local levels, it is necessary to evaluate the possible negative impact on the rights set out in this agreement and, where such measures are applied, it will also take necessary steps to mitigate the negative effects. At the request of one of the parties, the other party shall provide such assessment and the mitigation of the negative impacts of the measure description.
3. in determining the environmental measures must respect the aviation environmental standards adopted by the international civil aviation organization as a Convention, if one is not found. The Parties shall apply to any environmental measures affecting air services covered by this agreement, in accordance with article 2 of this agreement and paragraph 4 of article 3.
4. the parties reiterate the U.S. commitment to the Member States and to apply the principle of a balanced approach.
5. Setting new minimum operating restrictions relating to noise in airports, which has more than 50000 movements of civil subsonic jet aeroplanes per calendar year, the following rules shall apply.
(a)) the parties responsible authorities ensure that the decision-making process takes into account the views of stakeholders.
(b) the notification of any new) operational restrictions to the other party at least 150 days before the entry into force of the restriction. At the request of the other party, it shall immediately provide a written report, which explains the reasons for the determination of the limits of action, the target set for the airport in the area of environmental protection and the measures that have been considered for this purpose. The report must be included in the appropriate assessment of the likely costs and benefits associated with various measures considered.
(c)) the limits are i), (ii) on a non-discriminatory basis) not more restrictive, as it is necessary to achieve the specific objectives for the airport in the area of environmental protection, and (iii)) is not adopted arbitrarily.
6. The parties confirm and support the exchange of information and regular dialogue between the experts — in particular, using the existing communication channels — to promote the applicable laws, regulations and administrative provisions, appropriate cooperation, which aims to reduce the impact of aviation on the international environment, and to seek solutions for the mitigation of negative impacts, such as: a) the research and development of environmentally sound technologies in the field of aviation;
(b) improving scientific understanding) on the impact of aviation emissions in order to ensure better informed political decision making;
c) innovation in air traffic management to reduce the impact of aviation on the environment;

d) research and development of sustainable and alternative aviodegviel e) exchange of views on the issues and possible solutions in international forums devoted to the environmental impact of aviation, including, where appropriate, the position.
7. At the request of either party, the Joint Committee with the help of experts make recommendations to eliminate the overlap between the parties ' implementation of market-based measures, which apply to aviation emissions, and ensure coherence, as well as to avoid duplication of activities and costs and minimise the administrative burden for the airlines. The following recommendations should be implemented in accordance with the internal procedure for the approval or ratification, corresponding to the possible requirements of the parties.
8. If either party considers that the issues related to the protection of the environment, aviation, including the proposed new measures, may cause problems for the application of this agreement or implementation, it may require convening meetings of the Joint Committee as laid down in article 18, in order to examine this question and to develop appropriate solutions, if the concern is recognized as justified. "
Article 4 the social aspect behind the article 17, the following new article 17 bis: "17 bis social aspect 1. the parties recognise the importance of the social dimension of the agreement and the benefits of open markets combined with a high standard of working conditions. The possibility of the agreement do not lower the standards for working conditions or work-related rights and the principles laid down in the relevant legislation of the parties.
2. the implementation of the agreement, Parties shall be guided by the principles referred to in paragraph 1, including the Joint Committee in accordance with article 18 of the agreement on a regular basis to consider the social impact and appropriate solution development, where specific concerns are recognised as justified. "
5. Article 18 of the agreement, the Joint Committee on article 3, 4 and 5 shall be deleted completely and is replaced by the following: "3. the Joint Committee according to the need to review the overall implementation of the agreement, including any restriction of the aviation infrastructure, the impact on the rights provided for in article 3, in accordance with article 9 of the security measures taken by the impact, effect on conditions of competition, including computerized reservation system, and the implementation of this agreement of any social impact. In addition, the Joint Committee shall regularly examine the individual questions or suggestions, for which one of the parties believe that they affect or may affect the activity in accordance with the agreement, — talk can be, for example, about the contradictory regulatory requirements.
4. the Joint Committee shall also develop cooperation: (a) considering potential areas), which is a possible further development of the agreement, including by considering recommendations for amendments to the agreement;
(b)) when considering the social impact of the agreement in the course of its implementation and developing appropriate solutions where specific concerns been identified as legitimate;
(c)) records on the issues related to government subsidies or aid, which the Joint Committee proposed by any of the parties;
d) by consensus in taking decisions on any matters relating to article 11, paragraph 6 of the application;
(e) the measures, regulations) developed for the mutual recognition of the findings, if requested by the parties;
(f) the parties concerned) promoting cooperation in the effort to improve its air traffic management system to optimize the interoperability and compatibility of systems, reduce costs and increase their reliability, capacity and performance in the field of environmental protection;
g) promoting proposals for joint projects and initiatives (including third countries) in the field of safety;
(h)) in support of the continued close cooperation between the parties ' respective aviation security authorities, including initiatives to develop procedures that facilitate the simplification of formalities the passenger and goods transport, without lowering the level of safety;
I) in considering whether their respective legislation, appropriate regulation and practice in the fields covered by the Convention in annex 9 (simplification of the formalities), may affect the exercise of rights under this agreement;
j) promoting the exchange of experts in connection with the new legislative or regulatory initiatives and activities, including safety, security, environmental, aviation infrastructure (including slots) and consumer protection;
k) where appropriate, facilitating consultations on air transport questions dealt with in international organisations and with third countries, including considerations as to whether to adopt a common approach, and l) taking decisions unanimously, subject to annex 4, article 1, paragraph 3 and annex 4, article 2, paragraph 3.
5. The parties have a common goal – to maximize benefits for consumers, airlines, labour and the public of both sides of the Atlantic, this Agreement shall apply also to third countries. To this end, the Joint Committee shall give due consideration to the conditions and procedures, including any amendments to be made to this agreement, to accession and third countries. "
Article 6 further empowerment of article 21 of the agreement completely deleted and shall be replaced by the following: ' article 21 further empowerment 1. the parties undertake to seek to achieve a common goal to eliminate barriers that impede access to the market, to maximise the benefits for consumers, airlines, labour and the public of both sides of the Atlantic, including by facilitating their airlines access to world capital markets in order to take better account of the global aviation industry all aspects by strengthening the transatlantic air transport system, as well as creating a system that will encourage other Nations to open their air service market.
2. in accordance with paragraph 1 of the common objective and in accordance with article 18 of its obligations to monitor the implementation of this agreement, the Joint Committee shall annually review the evolution of the situation, including the amendment to the legislation referred to in this article. To this end, the Joint Committee shall develop cooperation procedures, including appropriate recommendations to the parties. The European Union and its Member States in accordance with the principle of reciprocity that allows the airline to own the majority of the United States or through their nationals or have their actual control, if the Joint Committee confirms that under u.s. legislation it may be with the airline's majority shareholder through the Member States or their own nationals or have their actual control.
3. After the Joint Committee in accordance with article 18, paragraph 6 has confirmed that, in accordance with the laws of both parties on the airlines to be with the majority belong to the other party or its nationals or have their actual control, (a) of annex 1 of the agreement) section 3 shall cease to apply;
(b)) US airlines have the right to provide regular passenger services of combined transport between points in the European Union and its Member States and another five countries, not included in the route point U.S. territory. These countries established a Joint Committee within one year after the signing of the Protocol. The Joint Committee may amend the list of such countries, or to increase; and (c) Annex 4 of the agreement) article 2 ("ownership of the third-country air carriers and their control") shall cease to have effect, and the entry into force of annex 6 to the agreement text in relation to third-country airlines that belong to the United States or their nationals or their control.
4. when the Joint Committee in accordance with article 18, paragraph 6 has confirmed that, in accordance with the European Union and its Member States ' laws relating to the limitation of in connection with the determination of the noise in airports, which has more than 50000 movements of civil subsonic jet aeroplanes per calendar year, the European Commission has the right to review such measures prior to their implementation and to take appropriate legal action If it considers that the measures in respect of the relevant procedures have not been complied with in accordance with existing obligations, a) the European Union airlines have the right to provide regular passenger services of combined transport between points in the U.S. and five other countries, not included in the route point for the European Union and its Member States. These countries established a Joint Committee within one year after the signing of the Protocol. The Joint Committee may amend the list of such countries, or to increase; and (b) Annex 4 of the agreement) article 2 ("ownership of the third-country air carriers and their control") shall cease to have effect, and the entry into force of annex 6 to the agreement text in relation to third-country airlines that belong to the European Union or its nationals or their control.

5. after the written approval of the Joint Committee that one of the parties correspond to points 3 and 4 of the conditions applicable to the party concerned, that party may request the high-level consultations on the application of this article. Such consultations are held within 60 days from the date of the request, unless the parties agree otherwise. The Parties shall make every effort to resolve the relevant issues. If the party requesting consultations, is dissatisfied with the results of the consultation, that party may in writing by diplomatic channels to notify its decision that none of the airlines of the other party may not be in accordance with this agreement to take additional flights or to enter new markets. Any such decision shall enter into force after 60 days from the date of notification. During this period, the other party may decide that none of the first half of the airline may not be in accordance with this agreement to take additional flights or to enter new markets. This decision shall enter into force on the same date of entry into force of the decision of the first half. Any such decision of one party may be waived with the agreement of the parties, which shall confirm in writing to the Joint Committee. "
Article 7 the U.S. public procurement services in annex 3 of the agreement shall be deleted completely and is replaced by the following: "3. the annex on public procurement in the UNITED STATES provide services to Community air carriers have the right to carry passengers and freight, making regular flights and čārterlidojum, for which the U.S. Government's civil Department, agency or intermediate body: 1) provides services to your needs or act in accordance with the rules of that payment is made or charges shall be borne by the Government of the amount for Government use, or 2) provides services to another country or international or other type of organization or service, that State or organization without receiving remuneration for it, and these services are: (a) between any point in the US) and any point outside the US to the extent that such services are permitted under article 3, paragraph 1 (c)) — except for passengers between points falling tariff is set in the existing agreement on transport between the two cities; or (b)) between two points outside the United States.
This annex does not apply to services that provide their own needs or financed by the Secretary of Defense or Secretary of the military Department. "
Article 8 this Protocol Annex addition is added to the agreement as annex 6.
Article 9 provisional application 1. the parties agree to the Protocol's entry into force to apply provisionally to the extent allowed under applicable local law, starting from the date of signature.
2. each party may, at any time, by diplomatic channels may be notified to the other party of the decision no longer to apply this Protocol. In such a case, the application of this Protocol ends at midnight Greenwich mean time by the international air transport Association (IATA) traffic season at the end of one year after the date of the written notice unless notice is not withdrawn, the parties in agreement until the end of this period. In the event the provisional application of the agreement in the event of termination of the agreement pursuant to article 25, paragraph 2 at the end of the application of this Protocol.
Article 10 entry into force this Protocol shall enter into force on the later of the: 1. on the date of entry into force of the agreement, and 2. one month after the date of the last note of the exchange of diplomatic notes between the parties confirming that you have completed all the necessary procedures for entry into force of this Protocol.
In the exchange of diplomatic notes, the European Union and its Member States sent or on behalf of the European Union and its Member States addressed the diplomatic note sent to the European Union, or receives from the European Union. Diplomatic note or notes from the European Union and its Member States include a statement from each Member State, attesting to the completion of the procedures necessary for the entry into force of the Protocol.
In witness whereof, the Plenipotentiaries have signed this agreement.
Protocol addition Annex 6 ownership of the third-country air carriers and their control 1. Neither party shall exercise it in accordance with the agreement on air transport services with third country to reject, cancel, suspend or limit the authorisations or permissions given to any airline of the third country concerned, on the basis that the other party, its nationals or both belong to the airline's significant ownership share.
2. the US is not used in accordance with the agreement on air transport services of its right to reject, cancel, suspend or limit the authorisations or permissions given to any of the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Swiss Confederation or state that at the time of signature of the agreement is the European common aviation area (ecaa), airline or any African State that at the time of signature of the agreement implementing the "open skies" air services agreement with the United States, airline based on the fact that the airline is a Member State or the Member States, such State or country or the two actual control.
3. no party shall exercise the rights assigned to it in accordance with the agreement on air transport services with third country to reject, cancel, suspend or limit the authorisations or permissions given to any airline of the third country concerned, on the basis that the airline is in the other hand, its nationals or two actual control, provided that the third country concerned have established good cooperation in air transport services with both parties.
4. the Joint Committee shall collect information about third countries, for which both parties believe that the countries concerned have established good cooperation with both sides of air services in the area.
Joint statement by the United States and the European Union and its Member States confirmed that 25 March 2010 in Brussels initialled a Protocol amending the air transport agreement between the United States and the European Community and its Member States confirm the authenticity of other languages, either in the form of an exchange of letters before the signing of the Protocol, or by decision of the Joint Committee after the signing of the Protocol.
This joint declaration is an integral part of the Protocol.
The United States on behalf of the European Union and its Member States, on behalf of John Byerly (signature), Daniel Calleja (signature) of 25 March 2010 consultation memorandum 1. Delegations representing the European Union and its Member States and the United States, from the 2010 March 23 to 25 were in Brussels to complete the second phase of the negotiations on an air transport agreement. The list of delegations is attached in annex a.
2. the delegation of the ad referendum agreement was reached on the Protocol, amending 2007 and 30 April 25 signed an air transport agreement between the United States and the European Community and its Member States, and initialled the text ("the Protocol", attached in Annex B). The delegation intends to submit a draft Protocol to the relevant authorities to get the approval of the authorities and the Protocol would soon enter into force.
3. references in this agreement to the memorandum and articles, and have references to the annex to the agreement, if it will be amended by Protocol.
4. the EU delegation confirmed that, 2009 December 1, upon entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and to the Treaty establishing the European Community, the European Union has been replaced by the European Community and succeeds, and that from that date to the European Union, the European Community, subject to all the rights and obligations, as well as all references to the agreement of the European Community.
5. Delegations confirmed that the procedures in the new article 6 bis on the mutual recognition of the findings with respect to the suitability and the nationality of the air carrier, is not intended to amend the conditions stipulated by the legislation and regulations, the parties usually apply to international air transport, referred to in article 4 of the agreement.
6. with regard to article 9 of the delegations expressed their intention to extend the EU-us cooperation in aviation security in order to achieve maximum mutual confidence on the other side of the security measures that are in accordance with the applicable law, thus reducing unnecessary duplication of such measures.
7. Delegations noted that the cooperation in the field of security, provides for regular consultations on amendments to the requirements in force, if possible, prior to their implementation, in close coordination with airport operations and assessment capabilities, and, where necessary, inspections of air carriers, as well as the exchange of information on new security technologies and procedures.
8. to promote the efficient use of available resources, enhanced security and promote incentives, delegations noted the rapid and coordinated response of the possible benefits of the new threat.
9. Two delegations noted that this Protocol shall not affect the conclusion between the Member States and the USA, the existing provisions of the agreement on the income and capital tax elimination of double taxation.

10. with regard to article 15, paragraph 7, of the EU delegation noted that all the relevant work in this area provides for, among other things, the impact of the measures on the environment and the technical integrity, the need to avoid distortion of competition and carbon leakage, where appropriate, to determine whether and how such measures can also combine or integrate. The U.S. delegation noted that recommendations it developed, among others, would like to draw attention to the compliance with the Chicago Convention and the promotion of the objectives of the agreement.
11. Two delegations pointed out that nothing in the agreement shall in any way affect the legal and political positions in various aviation-related environmental issues.
12. Recognizing the common objectives, the delegation drew up a joint statement on cooperation in the field of the environment, which is this consultation in Annex C of the memorandum.
13. the EU delegation reiterated the EU'S commitment to continue the work of the United Nations Framework Convention on climate change, to create a global emissions reduction targets in international aviation.
14. Us and EU delegations reiterated the US and the EU's commitment to cooperate with the international civil aviation Organization (ICAO), to solve problems related to greenhouse gas emissions in international aviation. Two delegations also noted the contribution of the sector to support this process.
15. Two delegations noted that the reference to the balanced approach to article 15, paragraph 4, refers to resolution A35-5, unanimously adopted 35. Icao Assembly. The delegation stressed that all aspects of the principles of the balanced approach, referred to in the resolution, are relevant and important, including recognizing that "States have a legal obligation, under existing agreements, laws and established policies that may affect the implementation of the ICAO balanced approach in these countries."
16. Two delegations stressed their support for the ICAO in connection with "indications on the balanced approach on aircraft noise" application, which is currently published in ICAO document 9829 (2nd Edition).
17. in relation to article 15 (a) of article 5), the EU delegation noted that "interested persons" as defined in Directive 2002/30/EC, article 2 (f)) means "natural or legal persons affected or likely to be affected by, or having a legitimate interest in noise reduction measures, including operating restrictions." The EU delegation also noted that, in accordance with article 10 of that directive for the application of articles 5 and 6 thereof, the Member States must ensure that the procedures for consultation with interested parties is in accordance with the applicable law.
18. Recognizing the problems related to the increasing cross-border mobility of employees and the structure of the company, the EU delegation noted that the European Commission will closely monitor the situation and consider further initiatives to improve implementation, application and enforcement in this area. The EU delegation also referred to the work undertaken by the European Commission in the context of international agreements, and the company announced that it wants to inform the Joint Committee on these and other initiatives.
19. The UNITED STATES delegation noted that the principles in the United States, which allows you to select one representative from the airline employed certain classes or categories, has helped to support the airline employees who participate in the flights and those who work on the land, the right to organize to negotiate collective bargaining agreements and their implementation.
20. Two delegations noted that, if one of the Parties shall take measures that are inconsistent with the agreement, including article 21, the other party may take any appropriate and proportionate measures in accordance with international law, including this agreement.
21. In connection with article 21, paragraph 4 of the EU delegation noted that the report referred to in this paragraph, the European Commission carried out ex officio or ex parte.
22. Delegations noted that traffic rights, referred to in article 21, paragraph 4 (a)), are in addition to those rights assigned to the European Union and its Member States in article 3 of the agreement.
23. Delegations welcomed the collaboration between the US Department of Transport and the European Commission, as provided for in the agreement, with the common goal to improve the mutual understanding of each other's legislation, procedures and practices on competition regimes and the impact that the air transport sector has resulted in or may, will create competition in this sector.
24. Delegations confirmed their respective competition authorities ' commitment to continue the dialogue and cooperation and to support the principle of transparency in accordance with legal requirements, including the protection of confidential commercial information. The delegation also confirmed the readiness of the relevant competition authorities, where necessary, to provide guidance on the requirements of the procedure.
25. the delegation noted that, in each notification to the Joint Committee or other context of cooperation under annex 2 must comply with rules on confidential or market-sensitive information disclosure.
26. In connection with paragraph 4 of annex 6. delegations expressed his hope that the Joint Committee within one year after the signing of the Protocol will develop appropriate criteria to determine whether countries have established cooperative relations registry of air transport services.
27. Delegations welcomed the representatives of Iceland and Norway's participation in the EU delegation as observers and noted that the work of the Joint Committee at the proposal of the conditions and procedures for Iceland and Norway will continue to be able to accede to the agreement, as amended by the Protocol.
28. Two delegations expressed the hope that their respective aeronautical authorities will permit action under the terms of the agreement, as amended by the Protocol of signature of the Protocol on the basis of mutual recognition and the principle of reciprocity or on the administrative conditions.
The European Union and its Member States, on behalf of the delegation of the United States delegation Daniel Calleja John BYERLY Appendix C Joint statement on environmental cooperation the United States and the European Union and its Member States delegations reaffirmed the critical importance of addressing international aviation's impact on the environment. Delegations expressed their common commitment to the environmental objectives laid down in the International civil aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly, namely 35. , try to: (a)) to limit or reduce air borne noise impacts on people;
(b)) to limit or reduce the impact of aviation emissions on local air quality; and (c)) to limit or reduce aviation greenhouse gas emissions caused by the impact on the global climate.
The delegation acknowledged the United Nations Framework Convention on climate change and the Copenhagen agreement of the Conference of the parties 15 results, including a joint recognition of scientific opinion that the planet's temperature increase should not exceed 2 ° c.
The delegation confirmed the close of both parties resolve to work together, to take account of the progress that was made in the ICAO high-level meeting on international aviation and climate change, to join the international partners in the efforts of the ICAO to develop the common activities of a more ambitious program, including more stringent targets, market-based measures and considerations for developing countries ' special needs.
Both sides acknowledged commitment to cooperate in the ICAO Committee on aviation environmental protection (CAEP) in order to ensure the timely and effective communication of its work programme, including the global standard for aircraft CO2 emissions and other measures on climate change, noise and air quality.
The delegation drew attention to the fact that it is important to reduce the impact of aviation on the environment:-continuing cooperation in the NextGen and SESAR air traffic management modernisation programmes including the Atlantic interoperability initiative to reduce emissions (Aire);
-where appropriate, facilitating and speeding up the new and sustainable alternative fuel technology development and implementation, including implementation of the ' Clean Sky ' joint technology initiative, program, CLEEN (continuous Low Energy, Emission and noise), an initiative of the CAAF (Commercial Aviation alternative fuels initiative) and the SWAFE initiative (Sustainable Way for Alternative Fuels and Energy in Aviation); and-in cooperation with the scientific community, such as acting and CAEP science group, to better understand and quantify the environmental impact of aviation, such as the effects on health and the impact on the climate, which is not related to CO2 emissions.

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