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Article Comparison - Convention on the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Relating to International Civil Aviation [*]

THE STATES PARTIES TO THIS CONVENTION,

DEEPLY CONCERNED that unlawful acts against civil aviation jeopardize the safety and security of persons and property, seriously affect the operation of air services, airports and air navigation, and undermine the confidence of the peoples of the world in the safe and orderly conduct of civil aviation for all States;

RECOGNIZING that new types of threats against civil aviation require new concerted efforts and policies of cooperation on the part of States; and

BEING CONVINCED that in order to better address these threats, there is an urgent need to strengthen the legal framework for international cooperation in preventing and suppressing unlawful acts against civil aviation;

HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS: