• Short Summary

    THE 18TH CONFERENCE OF THE UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND FAR EAST BEGAN IN TOKYO ON MARCH 6 AT THE FOREIGN MINISTRY WITH ABUT 300 DELEGATES AND OBSERVERS FROM 25 MEMBER COUNTIES, INCLUDING AUSTRALIA, INDIA AND MALAYA ATTENDING.

  • Description

    THE 18TH CONFERENCE OF THE UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND FAR EAST BEGAN IN TOKYO ON MARCH 6 AT THE FOREIGN MINISTRY WITH ABUT 300 DELEGATES AND OBSERVERS FROM 25 MEMBER COUNTIES, INCLUDING AUSTRALIA, INDIA AND MALAYA ATTENDING.

    THE SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS U THANT SENT A SPECIAL MESSAGE TO THE CONFERENCE WHICH ELECTED THE FORMER FOREIGN MINISTER OF JAPAN MR. A. FUJIYAMA AS THE CHAIRMAN.

    PREMIER HAYATO IDEKA DELIVERED THE OPENING SPEECH IN WHICH HE STRESSED THAT JAPAN WOULD LIKE TO RENDER ECONOMIC AID TOWARDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF ASIAN COUNTRIES.

    IN THE DISCUSSIONS THAT FOLLOWED DELEGATES AND OBSERVERS FROM INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS LIKE THE FAO AND OTHER ALSO TOOK PART.

    THIS IS THE SECOND TIME ECAFE MEETING IS HELD IN TOKYO. THE LAST TIME WAS IN 1955.

    THE MEMBER COUNTRIES OF ECAFE ARE AFGHANISTAN, AUSTRALIA, BURMA, CAMBODIA, CEYLON, NATIONALIST CHINA, MALAYA, FRANCE, INDIA, INDONESIA, IRAN, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, LAOS, MONGOLIA, NEPAL, THE NETHERLANDS, NEW ZEALAND, PAKISTAN, THE PHILIPPINES, THAILAND, RUSSIA, BRITAIN, THE UNITED STATES AND VIETNAM.

    MONGOLIA IS ATTENDING FOR THE FIRST TIME.

    THE FOUR ASSOCIATE MEMBERS ARE BRUNEI, HONGKONG, NORTH BORNEO AND SARAWAK, AND SINGAPORE.

    THE SESSION WILL REVIEW THE ECONOMIC PROGRESS SO FAR ACHIEVED IN THE REGION, PARTICULARLY IN THE LAST TEN YEARS, AND WILL DISCUSS PROBLEMS THAT ARE HINDERING FURTHER ADVANCES. THE REVIEW WILL BE BASED ON AN ECONOMIC SURVEY OF ASIA AND THE FAR EAT PREPARED BY THE CAFE SECRETARIAT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5MDQT293UUW2CCL48N54NP1LE
    Media URN:
    VLVA5MDQT293UUW2CCL48N54NP1LE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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