• Short Summary

    The Second Regional Conference of African National Commissions for Unesco (United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation) opened on Monday (15 March) in Lagos.

  • Description

    The Second Regional Conference of African National Commissions for Unesco (United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation) opened on Monday (15 March) in Lagos. About 60 delegates from 25 English and French-speaking African states are attending the meeting which ends on Friday (19 MARCH). Subjects for discussion include the problems of youth and rural education. The conference was opened with a message from Major-General Yakubu Gowon, the Nigerian head of state. In the message, he offered the cooperation of Nigeria in ridding the world of ignorance, disease, and prejudice. The message was read to the conference by Major-General Gowon's personal representative, Brigadier Ekpo, Chief of Staff.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3B4CI02JCLCREXOECHAR7BW5K
    Media URN:
    VLVA3B4CI02JCLCREXOECHAR7BW5K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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