• Short Summary

    During a reception held in his honour at the Belgian Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark, October 21, 49-year old Father George Pire announced that the Danish Government had awarded him a grant of 100,000 kroner (GBP5,000) to help build a seventh refugee village.

  • Description

    During a reception held in his honour at the Belgian Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark, October 21, 49-year old Father George Pire announced that the Danish Government had awarded him a grant of 100,000 kroner (GBP5,000) to help build a seventh refugee village. it is the first money grant he has received from any government.

    Father Pire was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work among refugees. With the money awarded, and other donations he built six villages to house the unfortunates.

    During his Danish visit he was received by the Premier; the Foreign Minister; and he will address a public meeting in Copenhagen's ancient Town Hall. He is a guest of the Union of the anti-Nazi Resistance Movement. Father Pire was an outstanding member of the Belgian resistance movement.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2VVMP81I2ANSQAMH16SAG3L32
    Media URN:
    VLVA2VVMP81I2ANSQAMH16SAG3L32
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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