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Record 1 2005-01-24


Subject field(s)
  • Titles of Conventions, Treaties and Agreements (Documents)
  • Environment
  • Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Foreign Trade

Signed in Brazil in July 1978.


The Amazon Cooperation Treaty is an international agreement subscribed by 8 countries: Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Suriname and Guyana, with a total surface of 13.6 million square kilometers. The treaty applies to all territories in the Amazon River basin, as well as to those territories with closely linked geographic, ecological or economic characteristics ... Furthermore, article One of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty establishes the commitment to a joint effort by the contractual parties to promote the harmonious development of their respective portions of Amazonia, in order to generate mutually beneficial results, the protection of the environment, and the conservation and rational utilization of the natural resources of this territory.

Key term(s)
  • Amazonian Pact
  • Amazon Pact


  • Titres de conventions, de traités et d'accords (Documents)
  • Environnement
  • Coopération et développement économiques
  • Commerce extérieur

Signé au Brésil en juillet 1978.

Key term(s)
  • Pacte amazonien


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Títulos de convenciones, tratados y acuerdos (Documentos)
  • Medio ambiente
  • Cooperación y desarrollo económicos
  • Comercio exterior

Se suscribió por los siguientes países: Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Perú, Surinam y Venezuela. Afirma el propósito de los ocho países contratantes de lograr la plena incorporación de sus territorios amazónicos a las respectivas economías nacionales.


Firmado en Brasil en julio de 1978.

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