South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone

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South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone

Flag of the ZPCAS

Member countries shown in blue
Formation 27 October 1986
Headquarters Brasília, Brazil
Membership 24 member states
Official languages English, Portuguese, Spanish, French
Pro tempore Presidency  Uruguay
(2011)[1]
President Fernando Henrique Cardoso speaks at the ZPCAS Summit held in Brasília.

The South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone was formed in 1986 by the United Nations. There goal is to promote cooperation and peace and security in the South Atlantic region. It especially wanted to limit nuclear weapons in these countries.

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References[change | change source]

  1. BR-AR - Comunicado Conjunto DefesaNet. Retrieved on 2012-04-18. (Portuguese).