• Short Summary

    A CONFERENCE DEVOTED TO THE PURSUIT OF INTELLECTUAL AND MATERIAL ADVANCEMENT IS BEING HELD IN DAR-ES-SALAAM.

  • Description

    A CONFERENCE DEVOTED TO THE PURSUIT OF INTELLECTUAL AND MATERIAL ADVANCEMENT IS BEING HELD IN DAR-ES-SALAAM. IT IS THE BIENNIAL ASSEMBLY OF THE WORLD UNIVERSITY SERVICE (WUS) AND IS BEING ATTENDED BY 80 DELEGATES FROM 30 NATIONS. THE WEEK-LONG CONFERENCE WAS OPENED YESTERDAY (MONDAY) BY PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE OF TANZANIA, THE FIRST HEAD OF STATE TO SPEAK AT A WUS ASSEMBLY.

    WUS IS A VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION BASED ON GENEVA AND COMPRISING UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS, ADMINISTRATORS AND STUDENTS FROM THROUGHOUT THE GLOBE.

    OPENING THE ASSEMBLY, DR. NYERERE WARNED AGAINST ANY SPLIT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES BETWEEN THE INTELLECTUAL ELITE AND THE ORDINARY PEOPLE. HE REMINDED DELEGATES THAT THE TAXES OR ORDINARY PEOPLE HELPED SEND OTHERS TO UNIVERSITY. HE SAID STUDENTS MUST REGARD THEMSELVES AS SERVANTS OF THE NATION IN TRAINING. THEY MUST BE PREPARED TO MERGE WITH THE COMMUNITY, TRANSFORMING IT FROM WITHIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3G55AUTJF5YLNSW7Q4EGAW45P
    Media URN:
    VLVA3G55AUTJF5YLNSW7Q4EGAW45P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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