Support to the air transport sector and satellite service applications



  The  3rd Meeting of the Steering Committee of" EGNOS in Africa ", Addis Ababa, EThiopia  On the 5th of December 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the 3rd Meeting of the Steering Committee gathered 23 participants from... Read more
Lomé (Togo), 17-18 May 2017  The 2nd International Conference on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS/EGNOS) Technologies and Applications for the Development of Africa, chaired by MAGNIFIC Consortium, held in Lomé... Read more
Les 28 et 29 Juin 2017, le « JPO » a organisé conjointement avec le Secrétariat  général de la CEEAC le deuxième atelier régional de renforcement des capacités sur la mise en œuvre du SBAS/EGNOS en Afrique de l’Ouest... Read more
‘AATO will collaborate with JPO to create standardized training in GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems)’    On the 11-13 April, 2017, Ethiopian Airlines was the host of the 4th International Civil Aviation... Read more
  Dar Es Saalam , 1 - 2 March 2017 On the 1st March of 2017, the Honorable Deputy  Minister, Transport, Works and Communications the Republic of Tanzania, Eng NGONYANI Edwin A. officiated the opening this Ceremony of... Read more
Brazzaville, la capitale de la République du Congo a abrité, du 23 au 25 Novembre 2016, un séminaire sur “la mise en œuvre du système d’augmentation satellitaire basé sur EGNOS en Afrique de l’ouest et Centrale”. L’... Read more
Implementation of EGNOS- Satellite Based Augmentation System in Eastern Africa   On September 5-7th 2016, the Rwandan capital hosted the first Regional Workshop organised by the JPO in conjunction with EAC and IGAD,... Read more
Information Notice Effective October 1st, Mr. Sémou Diouf Deputy Director of EGNOS Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) has been appointed as Acting Director of the JPO following the departure of Eng. Ladislaus Matindi... Read more
JPO participates at the 30th meeting of the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Interoperability Working Group (IWG-30)  in Changsha, Hunan, CHINA   This biannual meeting of IWG events took place on May 16th and... Read more
 The 26th of July 2016 marked the beginning of cooperation between ECCAS and the Joint Programme Office (EGNOS in AFRICA Support Programme -Joint Programme Office),  " JPO " , by signing the Memorandum of Cooperation;... Read more
  The first meeting of Steering Committee of the Action ‘Support to the Joint Programme Office’, JPO was held on 14th of July 2016, at the ASECNA brand new high-tech Boardroom in Dakar, Senegal. Under the co-chair of... Read more
EAC and JPO sign a Joint Work Programme on the cooperation for the development of SBAS/EGNOS in Eastern Africa. A Delegation composed of JPO Director, Mr. Ladislaus Matindi, and the Sister Applications (non-aviation)... Read more
    JPO  was invited to participate in the ACAC/ICAO MID workshop on GNSS, which was held in Rabat, Morocco on 5th of April 2016.Organised with the support of European Commission and attended by 40 participants... Read more
JPO and SAFIR Teams are happy to announce the release of the Project Brochure which provides essential information about this first milestone achievement of EU/AFRICA Partnership on Satellite Navigation to all our... Read more
MAGNIFIC Project (Multiplying in Africa European Global Navigation Initiatives Fostering Improved Cooperation), a GSA funded  project under EU H2020 Research and Innovation Programme, held its first international... Read more
Working Session #8 13th to 16th April 2015, Antananarivo, Madagascar The 8th and last in the series  of SAFIR working Sessions gathered more than 30 participants in Antananarivo Madagascar among which representatives of... Read more
As part of SAFIR objectives, the seventh SAFIR working session was held in Praia, Cape Verde from the 26th to 29th January 2015. Up to 31 delegates representing various States and organizations participated in the 7th... Read more
The European Union ( EU) and ASECNA have proceeded this 3rd of March in the official launching ceremony of EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) and the laying of the first stone of their future offices Building.... Read more
The Working Session N° 6 took place from 27th to 30th October, 2014 at Hilton Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The opening ceremony was officiated by Mr Shadrack WESECHERE, Ag Director of the East African School of Aviation (... Read more
A coordination meeting between TREGA and EGNOS- Africa JPO/ SAFIR Projects was held on the 11th and 12th September, 2014 at the ICTP in Trieste, Italy. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the status of both... Read more
  From 07th to 11th September 2014, the SBAS IWG (Interoperability Working Group) has organised its 27th worldwide meeting in Tampa (Florida),gathering major SBAS actors such as FAA, ESA, MSAS and BEIDOU. The theme for... Read more
SAFIR working Session 6  is planned from 27th to 30th of October Please mind the change of the Venue, which is now NAIROBI ! Full details of the agenda will be communicated soon. About SAFIR Working Session 7, planned... Read more
In June, Ata OLORI and Richard GATETE joined the EGNOS-Africa Joint Project Office in Dakar, Senegal. Ata OLORI  was a space based research engineer and has been involved in a various pilot project initiatives for the... Read more
The EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) is now fully operational in Dakar as of January 2014.
The GNSS Supervision Authority (GSA) is organising a high level plenary session on European Space Solutions in Prague on 11-13 June 2014. SAFIR encourages African Stakeholders concerned with GNSS to participate. For... Read more
The SAFIR Newsletter n° 2 has been issued. Please click here to download in EN or FR or go to the Documents page.
The SAFIR2 (Satellite navigation services for AFrIcan Region) project under the EU-Africa Common Strategy as well as the Joint EU-Africa Partnership is pleased to announce that: 1. The receipt deadline of the... Read more