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    Delegates from French-speaking African countries gathered this week at the capital of Ivory Coast, Abidjan, to discuss training schemes and the current energy crisis.

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    Delegates from French-speaking African countries gathered this week at the capital of Ivory Coast, Abidjan, to discuss training schemes and the current energy crisis.

    They were attending the third meeting of the Co-Ordinating Committee of the Union of Producers, Conveyors and Distributors of Electrical Energy in African Countries, Madagascar and Mauritius (UPDEA), and the International Union of electricity Producers and Distributors (UNIPEDE).

    Members of UNIPEDE come from 22 countries around the world, except the United States.

    The two unions met to discuss the setting up of a school to train electrical engineers for UPDEA member countries.

    They were also expected to discuss the possibility of UNIPEDE members holding managerial curses for UPDEA members.

    The host of the meeting was the Electricity Board of Ivory Coast, whose Director-General, Mr Lambert Konan, spoke at the first session on Monday (18 November).

    The meeting was due to end on Wednesday (20 November).

    SYNOPSIS: The Electricity Board of Ivory Coast was the host of a conference on electricity held at its headquarters in Abidjan this week. The conference was the third meeting of the Co-Ordinating Committee of the International Union of Electricity Producers and Distributors and one of its African sub-committees - the Union of Producers, Conveyors and Distributors of Electrical Energy in African Countries, the Malagasy Republic and Mauritius. Mr. Lambert Konan from Ivory Coast, who is the Director-General of the Electricity Board addressed the delegates at the first session on Monday.

    The two unions met to discuss the setting up of a school to train electrical engineers for members from French-speaking countries. They also discussed the possibility of international Union members holding managerial courses for African members.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4ZB2ZMUX0HM4SKCAN8QN6VPZ2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ZB2ZMUX0HM4SKCAN8QN6VPZ2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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