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    President Jomo Kenyatta opened an international conference of teachers in Nairobi on Wednesday (August 1) and urged teachers of the world to influence peaceful activities at local, national and international levels through the exchange of ideas and information.

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    President Jomo Kenyatta opened an international conference of teachers in Nairobi on Wednesday (August 1) and urged teachers of the world to influence peaceful activities at local, national and international levels through the exchange of ideas and information.

    More than 500 delegate representing the teaching organisations of 50 nations are attending the 22nd World Assembly of the Confederation of the Organisations of the Teaching Profession.

    The theme of the conference is "Education for Peace". At the opening ceremony President Kenyatta was given a standing ovation when he suggested that the conference should accept Kenya's national motto of "haramb???" - which in Swehill means "pull together". And the delegates followed the President and shouted "haramb???".

    The president added that unless children were guided towards attitudes of human behaviour that did not recognise race, colour or religion they could easily be left to the "exploitation of the enemies of peace".

    SYNOPSIS: In Nairobi on Monday President Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya arrives to open the Twenty-Second World Assembly of the Confederation of the Organisations of the Teaching Profession. More than five hundred delegates from fifty nations have come to Kenya to talk about Education For Peace.

    At the opening ceremony a group of kenyan teachers entertained their colleagues from all over the world - with a national song.

    Then President Kenyatta addressed the conference.

    The President also urged teachers to influence peaceful activities at every level. Unless children were properly guided , they could be left to the exploitation of the enemies of peace. He said the conference motto should be "Herambee" a Swahili word meaning "pull together"

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4VM1HE8YSE6ZBRI2SX84IQOOU
    Media URN:
    VLVA4VM1HE8YSE6ZBRI2SX84IQOOU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
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    N/A

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