Agreement on Cooperation in Astrophysics

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The Agreement on Cooperation in Astrophysics, which was signed by eight European countries in La Palma on the 26th May 1979, confers on signatory organisations effective participation in the decision-making process by means of an International Scientific Committee (CCI). 

There are three levels to the agreement:

  • First level: documents signed by the respective governments.
  • Second level: documents signed by the organisations in each country (signatory organisations).
  • Third level: documents signed by the IAC and the Member Organisations.