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August Newsletter - Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic

Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic Newsletter
The second phase of the Humanitarian Project Plan (HPP) on the identification of fallen Argentine soldiers in Malvinas advances

 

 

The second stage of the Humanitarian Project Plan (HPP) on the identification of the Argentine soldiers who gave their lives for the recovery of the exercise of national sovereignty in the Malvinas Islands began in the archipelago on August 9.

 

 

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The Malvinas National Council ratified the commitment to contribute to the strengthening of State policies

 

 

Statement issued on August 20, 2021

 

 

 

The members of the National Council reaffirm our commitment to contribute to the strengthening of State policies that allow us to comply with the provisions of our National Constitution in its first transitory provision: "The Argentine Nation ratifies its legitimate and indefeasible sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands, South Georgias Islands and South Sandwich Islands, and the corresponding maritime and insular areas, as they are an integral part of the national territory. The recovery of said territories and the full exercise of sovereignty, respecting the way of life of its inhabitants, and in accordance with the principles of international law, constitute a permanent and inalienable objective of the Argentine people”.

 

 

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Formation of the Commission for Dialogue for Malvinas in Syria

 

 

By Sebastián Zavalla, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the Syrian Arab Republic

 

 

 

Since December 2019, Argentina has promoted the establishment of Commissions for Dialogue for the Malvinas in different friendly countries, promoted by the Argentine Embassies abroad.

 

 

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Antarctica: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Parks intensify their joint work

 

 

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The Secretary for Malvinas, Antarctica and the South Atlantic of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Parks Administration renewed a Framework Agreement for Cooperation and Technical Assistance with the aim of deepening the scientific and technical work they carry out jointly in Antarctica.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Call for PICTO 2021 Research Projects related to Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic

 

 

The Secretary for Malvinas, Antarctica and the South Atlantic of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Daniel Filmus, along with the President of the National Agency for the Promotion of Research, Technological Development and Innovation (AGENCIA I + D + i), Fernando Peirano, and the dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Carolina Mera, issued the call for Scientific and Technological Research Projects (PICTO) on topics related to the Malvinas Islands, Antarctica and the South Atlantic, their geostrategic importance, sovereignty and national development.

 

 

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Why are the Malvinas Argentine?

 

 

Opinion Note - By Daniel Filmus, Secretary of Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic

 

 

 

Published in Clarín on August 9, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The British usurpation of the Malvinas in 1833 was part of a process of colonial expansion that at this stage tried to control the interoceanic passages.

 

 

 

The 1st transitory provision of the National Constitution states: "The Argentine Nation ratifies its legitimate and imprescriptible sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands, South Georgias, South Sandwich and the corresponding maritime and insular spaces, as they are an integral part of the national territory". It was voted unanimously and by acclamation in the 1994 Constituent Assembly. Why?

 

 

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Travel Diaries - Antarctica Award: Launch of the writing and illustration contest for young people

 

 

The writing and illustration competition for young students "Travel Diaries - Antarctica Award" was presented by the Organization of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture (OEI) and the Secretariat for Malvinas, Antarctica and the South Atlantic of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs aimed at students in their final years of secondary schools from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Spain.

 

 

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Enhancement of movie facility in Antarctica

 

 

The only movie theater in Antarctica, "Espacio INCAA Latitud 90˚" will be enhanced after having reopened its doors last year. The cinema, inaugurated in 2005, was closed in 2018, reopened last year and will be further refurbish as a result of a joint effort by the Ministries of Culture, Foreign Affairs and Defense along with the National Institute for Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA).

 

 

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More than 3,500 teachers from Corrientes received training on topics related to Malvinas, Antarctica and the South Atlantic

 

 

More than 3,500 teachers in the province of Corrientes have received training on topics related to the Malvinas Islands, Antarctica and the South Atlantic. The training sessions were developed as a result of a joint effort between the International Cooperation area of ​​the provincial Vice-Governor’s office and the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

 

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