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Title: Ley Aprobatoria del Protocolo Medio Ambiental de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela
Topic Environmental Protection: General
Description: According to the resolution published in Official Gazette No. 40.405, on May 6th, 2014, the National Assembly of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela considered and ratified the Protocol of the Antarctic Treaty on Environmental Protection.
Date of Effect: 06 May 2014
File: anexo G ARtìculo sobre protocolo 1421001.pdf
Contact Point:
Organisation: Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas
Name: Juan A. Alfonso
Job Title or Position: Coordinador Científico del Programa Antártico Venezolano
Phone: 582125041401
Email: alfonso.ja@gmail.com
Title: Ley de Creación de la Comisión Presidencial Antártida
Topic Other
Description: The Venezuelan Antarctic Program (PAV) is fundamentally managed in two well-defined scenarios: The Antarctic Presidential Commission and the Center for Oceanology and Antarctic Studies of the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (COEA-IVIC). The Antarctic Presidential Commission, established by means of Official Gazette No.5.802, dated January 8, 2008, is assigned to the Vice-presidency of the Republic and it is coordinated by the Ministry of People’s Power for University Education, Science and Technology. Regarding its goals, it is important to highlight the commitment to provide direct advice to the Executive in the decision-making process for everything related to the Antarctic topics. As it is stated in the Official Gazette, the national bodies and institutions that constitute the Presidential Antarctic Commission are the following: 1. Ministry of People's Power for Science and Technology; 2. Ministry of People's Power for Defense; 3. Ministry of People's Power for the Environment; 4. Ministry of People's Power for Energy and Petroleum; 5. Ministry of People's Power for Planning and Development; 6. Ministry of People's Power for Foreign Affairs; 7. Universities and Institutes dedicated to research in this area; On December 19th, 2011, by means of PAV-019-12 official document, the Minister of People's Power for Science and Technology created the Center for Oceanology and Antarctic Studies of the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (COEA-IVIC); in order to coordinate all Venezuelan Antarctic activities, both scientific and logistic.
Date of Effect: 08 Jan 2008
File: Anexo H GO-080108-38845-2 (1) pdf.pdf
Contact Point:
Organisation: Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas
Name: Juan Alfonso
Job Title or Position: Coordinador Científico del Programa Antártico Venezolano
Phone: 582125041401
Email: alfonso.ja@gmail.com
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