AsDB PASO – Investing in aviation safety in the Pacific

The PASO project is a regional technical cooperation through intergovernmental finance and institutional development to improve safety and security standards within the aviation sector of the Pacific Islands participating countries.

Aviation safety and security are public goods. However, given the small and fragmented nature of the Pacific aviation sector, it is difficult to provide the necessary oversight on a national and regional basis to ensure adequate provision. Aggregation of services or functions on a regional basis creates economies of scale and scope that transform their provision.

The Pacific Plan recognizes that a new and innovative approach to the unique challenges that the Pacific island countries face is through a framework of greater regional cooperation and integration – the PASO project is aligned to this proposition.

Year of publication: 
2010
Collection: 
South-South Opportunity
Country: 
COOK ISLANDS
Country: 
KIRIBATI
Country: 
NAURU
Country: 
NIUE
Country: 
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Country: 
SAMOA
Country: 
SOLOMON ISLANDS
Country: 
TONGA
Country: 
TUVALU
Country: 
VANUATU

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