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Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization


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.

Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization
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Member states of ACTO
AbbreviationACTO
Established1995 (1995)
HeadquartersBrasília, Brazil
Coordinates15°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
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Secretary-General
Maria Jacqueline Mendoza Ortega

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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