People, Travel

ICAO Seminar in Kish

ICAO Seminar in KishICAO Seminar in Kish

A three-day International Civil Aviation Organization TRIP Seminar on machine readable travel documents (MRTDs) and traveler identification management is set to begin today (May 9) on Kish Island in the Persian Gulf. The seminar will address the ICAO Traveler Identification Programme (ICAO TRIP Strategy), MRTD standards and best practices, document security, identification management and related border security issues, the organization said in a statement on its website. ICAO recognizes the benefits of traveler identification management to aviation security and facilitation. Its mission is to contribute to the capacity of member states to uniquely identify individuals by providing tools and knowledge to establish and confirm the identity of travelers. An industry exhibition will complement the seminar with a broad range of products and services related to MRTDs, biometric identification, travel document security applications and border inspection systems. Seminar participants will have the opportunity to interact with ICAO industry partners and experts to discuss the latest available traveler identification technologies.