Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization


Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization

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leader_name1 = Francisco José Ruiz Marmolejo
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established_date1 = 3 July 1978
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The Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) is an international organization aimed at the promotion of sustainable development of the Amazon Basin. Its member states are: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.

The Amazon Cooperation Treaty (ACT) was signed on 3 July 1978 and amended in 1998. ACTO was created in 1995 to strengthen the implementation of the Treaty. The Permanent Secretariat was later established in Brasilia in 2002.

External links

* [http://www.otca.org.br/ ACTO official site]


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