belgiumOn the morning of May 27, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium hosted a reception at the Palais Royal de Bruxelles for those attending the 36th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting.

The Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting is:

“…the primary forum for the representatives of Parties to the Antarctic Treaty to exchange information and formulate measures, decisions and resolutions to further the principles and objectives of the Treaty. The outcomes of Treaty meetings are adopted by consensus of the Consultative Parties.”

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