Amazonian Cooperation Treaty

Amazonian Cooperation Treaty

A treaty, signed by eight South American nations in 1978, that protects approximately 3 million square miles in the Amazon. The treaty also protects the petroleum interests of indigenous peoples, among other things.
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(25) show in relation to UNASUR, Mercosur, the Andean Community of Nations (CAN), the Amazonian Cooperation Treaty Organization (ATCO), the Central-American Integration System (SICA) and Caribbean Community (CARICOM), to mention but a few in LAC, CPLP (26) and BRICS (27).