South Sudan established an independent state in 2011 and joined the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The country needs to structure its institutions and demonstrate its capacity to develop and regulate civil aviation in an organised manner, in accordance with best international practices.
The Ministry of Transport selected Egis to develop the political, legal and organisational frameworks of the new authority. Egis's mission is to provide preliminary advice to the South Sudanese government and equip it with the tools it requires to lay the foundations of its activities as a regulator and an operator, since the airports and the provision of aviation services are controlled by the new authority.
The main remit of the Egis team as part of this South Sudan civil aviation infrastructure project consists of: