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.

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.

Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization
Logo-ACTO
OTCA Map
Member states of ACTO
AbbreviationACTO
Established1995
HeadquartersBrasília, Brazil
Coordinates15°50′50″S 47°53′45″W / 15.847357°S 47.895831°WCoordinates: 15°50′50″S 47°53′45″W / 15.847357°S 47.895831°W
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Secretary-General
Maria Jacqueline Mendoza Ortega

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