Vienna, 16 September 1974 - Delegates of the States which are members of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have assembled in Vienna to take part in the 18th session of their General Conference beginning 16 September at the Hofburg.
GVs Atomic Energy plant (brown).
GV Vienna - skycrape.
GV busy street in Vienna.
CUs status in Vienna.
Travelling GV streetscene.
GUs ornets device on building.
travelling GV street scene.
CU orats device on building.
CU ??? jewelery on table.
GVs street scenes - tourists shop, hotel, street cafe etc.
GV status of horse and rider.
GV street scenes.
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SV 2 delegates arrive.
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SV delegates arrive (several shots).
GV members of delegations in Conference hall - U.N..Diplomatic Cor???, ???, U.S. Korea etc.
MV Medina walks up to rostrum to take Presidents Chair - sitting next to him are Eklunl and Nolton.
CU posters for the conference.
Panorama of Vienna
Flags over entrance of Hofburg Palace
Members of delegations in Conference Hall
Mr. Florencio A. ???DINA (Philippines), elected President. walking up to rostrum
On restrum, left to right:
Dr. Sigvard Eklund, Director General, IAEA
Mr. Florencio A. Medina (Philippines) President of the Conference
Mr. Patrick Bolton, Secretary of the General Conference, IAEA
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Background: Vienna, 16 September 1974 - Delegates of the States which are members of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have assembled in Vienna to take part in the 18th session of their General Conference beginning 16 September at the Hofburg. It is expected that about 80 countries will be represented, as well as the United Nations and a number of its agencies, together with inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations.
The session is expected to last about a week. The Agency's Regular budget for 1975 of $29.675.000 and the scope of nuclear power projects in developing countries will be among the major topics under discussion.
The terms of office of Algeria, Chile, CSSR, Denmark, Ghana, Indonesia, Ireland, Lebanon, Mexico and Saudi Arabia expire as elected members of the Board at the end of this year's regular session and now elections will therefore have to be held.
The General Conference elected the Chairman of the Philippines National Science Development Board, Mr. Florencio A. Medina as its President and eight Vice-Presidents and the officers of its committees. The Vice-Presidents are from the following countries: Argentina, Canada, France, India, Indonesia. Japan, Sudan and USSR.
The Chairman of the Programme, Technical and Budget Committee is H.E. Ulises Schmill Ordonez, Ambassador, Resident Representative of Mexico to the IAEA. The Administrative and Legal Committee elected Professor Wojciech Morawiecki, Director of Department of International Law, Central School of Planning and Statistics, Warsaw, as its Chairman.