(formerly Adélie Land
) is a claimed territory of the continent of Antarctica
According to the most up-to-date information, Antarctica is one of the world's 8 continents
stretches from a coastline area along the Great Southern Ocean
, back to the South Pole. The territory is claimed by France as one of five districts of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
, but many nations, including the United Micronations Multi-Oceanic Archipelago
(UMMOA), have not given the claim diplomatic recognition.
Terra Fabiana (Fabian Gottlieb Land)
The United Micronations Multi-Oceanic Archipelago
(UMMOA) claims Terra Fabiana
under the terms of the Cyberterra Treaty
(CTT), and all the other districts of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
have already been recognised as UMMOA possessions by the Organization of Emerging African States
The UMMOA's involvement on the continent of Antarctica does not end with its claims to Terra Fabiana
The Governor of the UMMOA, the Hon Most Rev Dr Cesidio Tallini
, besides being the UMMOA Minister of Foreign Affairs, was also made Ambassador at Large of Antarctica and Unrepresented or Underrepresented Polities
for The Multipurpose Inter-Parliamentary Union
Governor Tallini has been fairly successful as Ambassador at Large of Antarctica. After he discovered that native born Antarcticans (there are only 11 in the world
), once upon a time, could have claimed British Overseas Territories citizenship (BOTC) or British citizenship simply by virtue of a connection to the territory, but that the legal situation is no longer the same since the British nationality law changed in 1983, he placed a real, native born Antarctican, currently holding Chilean citizenship, in contact with an English solicitor he knows, and who is eligible to practice law in the British Antarctic Territory (BAT), and who could thus advise the native born Antarctican on how to seek British citizenship. So even though it may seem improbable or eccentric, Tallini is much more than a nominal Ambassador of Antarctica already, as he already acts like a real Ambassador or Consul of Antarctica, so far only sporadically, so far only for native born Antarcticans (these natives are very few).
Moreover, Governor Tallini is also one of the Governors of the Anti-Antarctic Treaty System
(AATS), which is the de facto
second party in charge of governing physical and/or virtual Antarctica, as AATS members consider themselves the anti-powers that be
In order to more effectively coordinate all UMMOA Antarctic diplomatic, paradiplomatic, and consular activity, the Antarctica Foreign Ministry of the UMMOA was established on 8 June 2014, the world's first dedicated Ministry of Antarctic Affairs.