Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora

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Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora
Signed 2 June 1964
Location Brussels
Effective 1 November 1982
Condition ratification by Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, France, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States
Expiration 2011
Parties 21
Depositary United States of America
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The Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora is a set of measures agreed on the third "Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting" in Brussels 1964 as recommendation number VIII. It is part of the Antarctic Treaty System but has been designated no longer "current" in 2011.[1] Its Objective is to further international collaboration within the framework of the Antarctic Treaty to promote and achieve the objectives of protection, scientific study, and rational use of these fauna and flora.

Ratification[edit]

The convention was ratified both by members whose ratification was required for entry into force as by others. A list is shown[2]

Country Date Required for entry into force
 Argentina 03/09/1965 Yes
 Australia 02/09/1964 Yes
 Belgium 07/12/1964 Yes
 Brazil 27/10/1986 No
 Chile 26/02/1965 Yes
 China 11/12/1985 No
 France 17/03/1965 Yes
 Germany 17/02/1981 No
 India 07/03/1988 No
 Italy 22/04/1987 No
 Japan 19/01/1965 Yes
 Korea 10/05/1995 No
 New Zealand 01/12/1964 Yes
 Norway 01/12/1965 Yes
 Poland 11/07/1977 No
 Soviet Union 20/02/1965 Yes
 South Africa 05/10/1964 Yes
 Spain 08/04/1988 No
 United Kingdom 04/12/1964 Yes
 United States 27/07/1966 Yes
 Uruguay 10/10/1989 No

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Decision 1 (2011) - ATCM XXXIV - CEP XIV, Buenos Aires". Antarctic Treaty Secretariat. 1/7/2011. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Decision VIII (1964)". Antarctic Treaty Secretariat. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 

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