Canadian Treaty Series
E102072 - CTS 1974 No. 21
EXCHANGE OF NOTES BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL CONSTITUTING AN AGREEMENT CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY TO CANADA OF THE AGREEMENT CONCERNING THE GLOBAL ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH PROGRAMME (GARP) AND THE RELATED PROTOCOL OF EXCHANGE
The Ambassador of Canada to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Senegal
DAKAR, May 3, 1974
His Excellency Mr. Assane Seck,
Minister of Foreign Affairs
I have the honour to refer to the Agreement on GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment (GATE) concluded between W.M.O., the Government of the Republic of Senegal and other member states participating in the experiment, which was done at Geneva June 27, l973, and to the related Protocol of Execution, done at Geneva December 28, 1973, which constitutes an Annex to the aforesaid Agreement.
Under the provisions of Section 17 (A) of the Agreement any member state of W.M.O. wishing to become party to the Agreement and Protocol of Execution, for the purpose of participating in GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment (GATE), is required to notify the Government of the Republic of Senegal accordingly.
I have the honour to inform Your Excellency that the Government of Canada agrees to be a participating member state under the terms prescribed in the Agreement and Protocol of Execution. The name and address of the Canadian national agency which will act as the designated co-operating agency for purposes of the Agreement is as follows:
Atmospheric Environment Service,
Department of Environment
4905 Dufferin Street
The Canadian Government intends to assign the Canadian weathership, CCGS Quadra, to this research project. Quadra, according to present plans, will make use of the Port of Dakar four times during the period of the experiment for refuelling, resupply and rotation of personnel as required. As regards Article 2 of the Protocol of Execution, a provisional listing of Canadian experts who will participate in the experiment GATE has been provided by the Government of Canada through the channels of W.M.O. All individuals who have been thus identified will be based aboard CCGS Quadra except for in-port periods and transit times to and from Dakar.
If the foregoing arrangements are acceptable to the Government of the Republic of Senegal, I have the honour to propose that this Note, which is authentic in English and French, and Your Excellency’s reply shall constitute an Agreement between our two governments recording the fact that, pursuant to Section 17(A) of the Agreement on GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment (GATE) of June 27, 1973, the said Agreement and related Protocol of Execution of December 28, 1973, shall become applicable to the Government of Canada as a member state of W.M.O. participating in the experiment, with effect from the date of Your Excellency’s note in reply.
Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurance of my highest consideration.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Senegal to the Embassy of Canada in Dakar
DAKAR, June 18, 1974
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Senegal presents its compliments to the Canadian Embassy in Dakar and has the honour to acknowledge reception of the Embassy’s Note No.38 dated May 13, 1974 relating to the Agreement of Canada to become a party to the agreement and Protocol of Execution on the GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment (GATE) concluded at Geneva, June 27, 1973 between the World Meteorological Organization, the Government of Senegal and the other states participating in the experiment.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Senegal avails itself of the opportunity to renew to the Canadian Embassy the assurances of its highest consideration.
(Sealed and initialled)