28 April - 7 May 2014 Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil
37th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM XXXVII) and 17th Meeting of the Committee on Environmental Protection (CEP XVII)

The 37th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) will convene in Brasilia, Brazil, from 28 April -7 May 2014. Agenda items include: operation of the Antarctic Treaty System (reports by Parties, Observers and Experts; general matters; matters related to the Secretariat; multi-year strategic work plan; report of the Committee for Environmental Protection; liability; safety and operations in Antarctica; tourism and non-governmental activities; inspections under the Antarctic Treaty and the Environment Protocol; science issues, scientific cooperation and facilitation; implications of climate change for management of the Antarctic Treaty Area; education issues; exchange of Information; and biological prospecting in Antarctica.  

dates: 28 April – 7 May 2014   venue: Brazil 21 Event and Convention Centre (Centro de Eventos e Convenções Brasil 21), SHS Quadra 06, Lote 01, Conjunto A, Setor Hoteleiro Sul (South Hotel Sector – SHS)   location: Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil   contact: Brazilian Ministry of External Relations   phone: +55 61 2030-6717   e-mail: gta@itamaraty.gov.br   www: http://atcm37.antarcticabrazil.gov.br/

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