Series 5 - Miscellaneous Antarctic documents

General Act of the Conference at Berlin signed at Berlin on 26 February 1885 (extract) Indian explanatory memorandum in support of its request for the inclusion of an item on Antarctic... Chilean account of the rejection of Indian proposals for the United Nations to consider Antarctica Protocol to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, signed at Washington on 2... Indian statements concerning the inclusion of an item on Antarctica on the agenda of the Eleventh... Statements relating to Antarctica attached to the Final Act of the conference of plenipotentiarie... Statement by Sri Lanka concerning the possibility of international co-operation in the sharing of... Resolution adopted at the 14th session of the General Assembly of the International Union for the... Proposal for a Council Regulation on the implementation in the European Economic Community of the... Resolution XII adopted at the 15th session of the General Assembly of the International Union for... World Conservation Strategy - Objectives for Antarctica Draft articles concerning occupation adopted by the Institute of International Law (extract) Resolution of Non Government Organizations Concerning Antarctica and the Southern Ocean (from Bar... IUCN resolution on Antarctica Seventh Conference of Heads of State or Government of non-aligned countries, New Delhi March 1983... International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, 16th Session of the General... Report of the Non-aligned countries (extract) Fifth Islamic Summit Conference Resolution no. 25/S-P(IS) on the Question of Antarctica Report on Antarctica from the Non-aligned Movement meeting in Harare, August 1989 Non-aligned summit, September 1989, Resolution on Antarctica International Maritime Organization, Marine Environment Protection Committee - 29th session, Agen... International Maritime Organization, Marine Environment Protection Committee - 30th session, Agen... International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, signed at Washington on 2 December 1946 International Whaling Commission, A Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, Proposal by  France World Heritage Committee, report on properties inscribed on the World Heritage List Schedule to the International Convention for the regulation of whaling Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance, signed at Rio de Janeiro on 2 September 1947 as a... Resolution XXXIII of the Ninth International Conference of American States at Bogota Report of declaration and resolutions concerning the scientific nature of the conference at the o... Declaration by Argentina and Chile concerning the location of Antarctic bases at the First Intern... Chilean memorandum opposing the Indian proposal that the United Nations consider Antarctica Declaration between Denmark, Germany, Russia and Sweden for the Maintenance of the Status Quo in ... Documents concerning the International Convention on the Regulation of Whaling, 1946 UN Trusteeship Council records relating to petitions to internationalise the polar regions of the... Protocol of amendment to the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance Documents concerning planning for the International Geophysical Year Press article "Why the Race to the Antarctic", interview with Admiral Dufek in US News ... Australia, cablegram reporting parliamentary question on whaling "Campaign for world park in Antarctica", The Australian and related articles United Nations Environment Program, Special session, NGO draft resolution on Antarctica Documents concerning Malaysian interest in Antarctica Press articles concerning Antarctic minerals debate and environmental issues New Zealand International Review, Antarctica Press articles relevant to whales and whale research United Nations, General Assembly, letter from Australia to the Secretary-General on the Question ... "Iceberg water on tap runs at cost advantage" The Canberra Times United Nations, General Assembly, Security Council, Meeting of Non-Aligned Countries, comment on ... "Antarctic minerals negotiations to continue" Eco Australian Conservation Foundation, Antarctic policy statement Cablegram concerning the Universal Postal Union Congress and Antarctica Press articles concerning United Nations debate on the question of Antarctica "Antarctic tourism", The Canberra Times United Nations General Assembly, Question of Antarctica Australia, Ministerial statements concerning Antarctica Press articles concerning Beardmore Glacier workshop in Antarctica International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Antarctic resolutions United Nations, Organization of African Unity, Resolution on the Question of Antarctica South Pacific Forum, Communique from Heads of Government United Nations, Non-aligned countries, Resolution on the Question of Antarctica Press articles concerning mining and world park Antarctica Documents relevant to United Nations, Question of Antarctica Press article concerning the sinking of Southern Quest in the Ross Sea Press articles concerning Greenpeace expedition United Nations, Communique of the Fifth Islamic Summit Conference, concerning Antarctica Press articles concerning climate change and ozone depletion ASOC information paper, Permanent protection for Antarctica: a conservation convention is urgentl... United Nations Environment Programme, statement on Antarctica 21st  IUF Congress, The Future of Antarctica, Geneva Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, communique on Antarctica Press articles concerning private expeditions and tourism Universal Postal Union Congress and Chile United Nations Environmental Programme, report on State of the Marine Environment in Antarctica Interparliamentary Conference on the Global Environment, resolution on Safeguarding Oceans and Wa... International Arctic Science Committee,  Founding Articles G7 Houston Environmental Summit, July 1990 Nineteenth Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, Resolution, the Question of Antarctica Japanese response to criticism of its research whaling program by the IWC Scientific Committee Marine Environment Protection Committee, proposed designation of the Antarctic Treaty Area as a s... Press article concerning minerals convention and environment protection General Assembly of IUCN, draft Resolution on Antarctica International Maritime Organization, Marine Environment Protection Committee Press articles on Japan and whaling International Whaling Commission, Intersessional Meeting of the Working Group on a Sanctuary in t... International Maritime Organization, Development of a code on polar navigation Convention revising the General Act at Berlin, February 1885 and the General Act and Declaration ... Information concerning inter-American treaties and agreements United Kingdom, Arrangements for the Regulation of Antarctic Pelagic Whaling Intergovernmental conference on the Convention on the Dumping of Wastes at Sea: final documents Convention on International Trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora (extract), with a... United Nations, Statement by Sri Lanka calling for the UN Secretary General to supply information... International Convention on the Regulation of Whaling 1946, Amendments to the Convention Schedule Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, Bonn Chilean reports of the 31st and 32nd meeting of the International Whaling Commission US Department of State, Notification of China's adherence to the International Convention for the... Objection to some amendments of the schedule of International Convention for the Regulation of Wh... Press articles concerning IWC vote to end commercial whaling UNESCO, Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention Barbara Mitchell "The management of Antarctic mineral resources" International Institut... Antarctic Project, "Statement of James N Barnes to the Senate Subcommittee on Science, Techn... "The Antarctic and the Environment: Future Prospects", papers from a conference in Brus...
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Miscellaneous Antarctic documents


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Founded in 1890, the University of Tasmania has a rich and proud history which was celebrated in 2015, as part of our 125th anniversary. We're the fourth oldest university in Australia and this vintage earns us the prestigious title of a sandstone university; one of the nation's oldest tertiary institutions. For more information see;

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Documents relevant to Antarctic affairs and related matters. Documents include consideration of Antarctic matters by non-governmental or inter-governmental bodies, including in the United Nations. Some of the material may have been generated by organisations interested in Antarctica, but not formally associated with the Antarctic Treaty System. May also include relevant press commentary. Some of the documents are reproduced in, or referred to in, W M Bush, "Antarctic and International Law: a Collection of Inter-state and National Documents" (volumes I-IV, and binders I-IV).

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