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Antarctic Treaty database

This database contains the text of all Recommendations, Measures, Decisions and Resolutions and other measures adopted by the ATCM together with their attachments and information on their legal status.

The page provides quick access to the measures adopted at the most recent meetings, with the option to browse the database applying filters. It also shows measures pending approval by each of the Consultative Parties to the Antarctic Treaty.

Please use the search boxes to find the measures you are interested in. On pressing "Search", a lists of measures will be displayed, indicating current and obsolete measures. You can filter out the measures that are no longer current by checking the "Only Current" option. Once a selection has been made, it is also possible to produce a list of measures grouped by their approval status, by selecting the "Status Report" option.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the texts in the database, only the text of the printed version of the Final Report of the ATCM is the authentic text. You can find accurate copies of the printed version under the "Tools and Resources - Final Reports section". The data contained in this database on Parties to the Antarctic Treaty and the Environment Protocol and on the approval of Recommendations and Measures derive from the official data maintained by the United States State Department as Depositary of the Antarctic Treaty.

Quick access to the measures adopted at the most recent meetings
ATCM XLI - CEP XXI - Buenos Aires, Argentina (13 May 2018 - 18 May 2018)
ATCM XL - CEP XX - Beijing, China (22 May 2017 - 01 Jun 2017)
ATCM XXXIX - CEP XIX - Santiago, Chile (23 May 2016 - 01 Jun 2016)
ATCM XXXVIII - CEP XVIII - Sofia, Bulgaria (01 Jun 2015 - 10 Jun 2015)
ATCM XXXVII - CEP XVII - Brasilia, Brazil (28 Apr 2014 - 07 May 2014)
ATCM XXXVI - CEP XVI - Brussels, Belgium (20 May 2013 - 29 May 2013)
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