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Malvinas and South Atlantic News Letter

UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY: ALBERTO FERNÁNDEZ CLAIMED ARGENTINE RIGHTS OVER MALVINAS AND DENOUNCED AN UNJUSTIFIED MILITARY PRESENCE IN THE ISLANDS

Watch VIDEO. In his first speech before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, President Alberto Fernández reaffirmed the “legitimate and imprescriptible sovereign rights of Argentina over the Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, and the surrounding maritime spaces”.

UNANIMOUSLY, CONGRESS PASSED THE LAW THAT INCREASES FINES FOR ILLEGAL FISHING IN THE ARGENTINE SEA

Watch VIDEO. The reform of the Federal Fishing Regime, promoted by the National Government, considerably increases the sanctions and fines for those who fish illegally in Argentine waters, including those around the Malvinas Islands.

THE PRESIDENT HIGHLIGHTED THE WORK OF THE GOVERNMENT AREAS THAT DRAFTED THE BILLS ON THE MARITIME SPACES, THE CREATION OF A NATIONAL COUNCIL OF MALVINAS AND THE UPDATING OF SANCTIONS ON ILLEGAL FISHING

President Alberto Fernández highlighted the multidisciplinary work of the government areas involved in the drafting of the bills for the creation of the National Council of Affairs relative to the Malvinas, for the demarcation of the outer limit of the Argentine Continental Shelf beyond 200 miles and the updating of sanctions on illegal fishing.

CONTINUITY OF THE HUMANITARIAN INITIATIVE TO IDENTIFY THE ARGENTINE SOLDIERS FALLEN IN MALVINAS

Foreign Minister Felipe Solá and the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Argentina, Mark Kent, signed an Exchange of Notes regarding the humanitarian initiative to identify the remains buried in mass grave C.1.10 in Darwin Cemetery on the Malvinas Islands.

CELAC EXPRESSED ITS STRONGEST SUPPORT FOR ARGENTINA'S LEGITIMATE SOVEREIGN RIGHTS OVER THE MALVINAS

The Member States of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC in the Spanish acronym) unanimously expressed their strongest support for the legitimate rights of Argentina in the dispute with the United Kingdom over the exercise of sovereignty in the Malvinas, South Georgia, and South Sandwich Islands and the surrounding maritime spaces.

AGREEMENT WILL STRENGTHEN THE JOINT WORK BETWEEN THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON THE OUTER LIMIT OF THE CONTINENTAL SHELF AND THE ARGENTINE GEOLOGICAL MINING SERVICE

Authorities of the National Commission on the Outer Limit of the Continental Shelf (COPLA in the Spanish acronym) and the Argentine Mining Geological Service (SEGEMAR in the Spanish acronym) signed an Interinstitutional Agreement that will contribute to the dissemination and consolidation of the outer limit of the Argentine Continental Shelf, as well as to greater knowledge of the geology of our continental margin from the data provided by both organisms from different sources.

WORKING MEETING BETWEEN ARGENTINA AND CHILE ON FUTURE JOINT MARINE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

The Secretary of the Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic, Ambassador Daniel Filmus, held a virtual working meeting with Ambassador Aldo Cassinelli, Director of Strategic Planning of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Chile, to exchange opinions on future cooperation activities of the Argentine-Chilean Binational Commission on Southern Marine Scientific Research.

ARGENTINA WAS SELECTED AS THE SITE OF A NEW UNESCO SPECIALIZED CENTER FOR OCEAN SCIENCES

The Argentine Republic was selected as the headquarters of a new UNESCO Specialized Center for Ocean Sciences within the framework of the OceanTeacher Global Academy (OTGA) program of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC).

THE MALVINAS MUSEUM INAUGURATED A MURAL ABOUT THE NEW DEMARCATION OF THE ARGENTINE CONTINENTAL SHELF

Watch VIDEO. The Malvinas and South Atlantic Islands Museum inaugurated a mural about the new demarcation of the Argentine Continental Shelf, during a ceremony in which the Secretary of the the Secretary of the Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic of the Foreign Ministry, Daniel Filmus, highlighted the importance of the exhibition for future knowledge of children and young people about the work of Argentines as State policies.

MEETING OF THE COMMISSION FOR DIALOGUE ON MALVINAS IN BULGARIA

By Alfredo Atanasof, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the Republic of Bulgaria.

On September 29, the Commission for Dialogue on Malvinas in Bulgaria kicked off, after five years of the last meeting of the then Malvinas Group of Support.

 

 

 

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