Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization

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Amazon Cooperation Treaty
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OTCA Map.PNG
Map of members of ACTO.
Formation 1995
Location
Coordinates 15°50′50″S 47°53′45″W / 15.847357°S 47.895831°W / -15.847357; -47.895831Coordinates: 15°50′50″S 47°53′45″W / 15.847357°S 47.895831°W / -15.847357; -47.895831
Membership
Official language
Secretary-General Robby Dewnarain Ramlakhan
Website www.otca.org.br
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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.

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