• Short Summary

    REPRESENTATIVES FROM TEN AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND SIX INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES ARE MEETING IN ADDIS ABABA THIS WEEK TO DISCUSS CO-OPERATION IN DEVELOPMENT.

  • Description

    REPRESENTATIVES FROM TEN AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND SIX INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES ARE MEETING IN ADDIS ABABA THIS WEEK TO DISCUSS CO-OPERATION IN DEVELOPMENT.

    THE SEMINAR BEGAN ON MONDAY (NOV 29) AND IS ORGANISED BY THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA.

    THE SEMINAR WILL NAME RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW BEST TO ACHIEVE HARMONY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGION - AND ON HOW INTERNATIONAL USE CAN BE MADE OF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS.

    THE TEN COUNTRIES REPRESENTED ARE ALGERIA, CAMEROUN, DAHOMEY, ETHIOPIA, GHANA, NIGERIA, SENEGA, SUDAN, TOGO, AND MALAWI.

    SYNOPSIS: MEETING AT THE AFRICA HALL IN ADDIS ABABA THIS WEEK ARE THE REPRESENTATIVES OF TEN AFRICAN NATIONS AND SIX INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES. THEY'RE DISCUSSING DEVELOPMENT -- AND NOW BEST TO ACHIEVE HARMONY IN DEVELOPMENT PLANS. OPENING THE SEMINAR ON MONDAY (NOW 29) WAS MR M.P. RAJAOBLIMA - THE DEPUTY EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA. THE SEMINAR IS BEING HELD UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE COMMISSION.

    AMONG IDEAS BEING DISCUSSED AT THE SEMINAR IS THE POSSIBLE INTERNATIONAL USE OF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS. DELEGATES MAY ALSO AGREE TO SPECIALISATION IN SOME AREAS OF DEVELOPMENT - AS WELL AS POSSIBLE JOINT VENTURES IN PRODUCTION.

    DELEGATES ATTENDING THE SEMINAR HOPE THAT THIS WEEK'S MEETING WILL LEAD TO A SWIFTER HARNESSING OF AFRICA'S RESOURCES - AND A RESULTING INCREASE IN PROSPERITY ON THE CONTINENT. THEY HOPE TO PRODUCE SPECIFIC PROPOSALS AS WELL AS GENERAL AGREEMENT
    THE SEMINAR ON DEVELOPMENT ENDS IN ADDIS ABABA ON FRIDAY (DEC 3RD)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3QZ59BNBQPIK746MK7O9C1ETY
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QZ59BNBQPIK746MK7O9C1ETY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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