• Short Summary

    AN UNCTAD 'PACKAGE DEAL' TO HELP SOME 18 POORER NATIONS WAS AGREED ON IN NEW DELHI TODAY (TUESDAY) BY DELEGATES TO THE UNCTAD CONFERENCE AT THE VIGYAN BHAVAN.

  • Description

    AN UNCTAD 'PACKAGE DEAL' TO HELP SOME 18 POORER NATIONS WAS AGREED ON IN NEW DELHI TODAY (TUESDAY) BY DELEGATES TO THE UNCTAD CONFERENCE AT THE VIGYAN BHAVAN. THE CONFERENCE WAS TO HAVE ENDED TONIGHT, BUT IS NOW EXPECTED TO SIT FOR ANOTHER ONE OR TWO DAYS. AS THE DISPUTE CONTINUE IN THE CONFERENCE ROOM, BEHIND THE SCENES THE PAPERWORK MOUNTS UP - BY LAST WEEK THE CONFERENCE HAD CONSUMED OVER 55 TONS OF PAPER MERELY IN THE FORM OF INTERNAL INFORMATION. TALKS BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 1.

    THE CONFERENCE OF 132 NATIONS HAS BEEN BESET WITH DIFFICULTIES AND DISAGREEMENTS - DISAGREEMENTS WHICH SHOW THEMSELVES IN THE CONSTANTLY MOUNTING PILE OF PAPERWORK. 1600 DELEGATES TO BE KEPT INFORMED, PROVIDING A MAMMOTH TASK FOR TYPISTS, DUPLICATORS, AND TRANSLATORS. AND THEN, WHEN THE DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN READ AND DIGESTED, BEING CONFIDENTIAL THEY MUST BE JUST AS RIGOROUSLY DESTROYED. THE FIRE BURNS CONTINUOUSLY, FED BY LOAD AFTER LOAD OF INFORMATION GATHERED AFTER A SESSION ENDS.

    TODAY'S DECISIONS, ARRIVED AT AFTER LENGTHY DISCUSSION BY A GROUP REPRESENTING BOTH PRODUCER AND CONSUMER NATIONS, WILL GO BEFORE A PLENARY SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE FOR ADOPTION. THE PLAN COVERS SUCH TOPICS AS COCOA, OILSEEDS, OILS, FATS, NATURAL RUBBERS, HARD FIBRES, JUTE, SEVERAL OTHER COMMODITIES, AND ALSO PROPOSES A STUDY TOWARDS A MINIMUM AGRICULTURAL INCOME AND THE INTRODUCTION OF BUFFER STOCKS.

    TONIGHT TOO THE U.N. CONFERENCE UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTED A RESOLUTION CALLING ON THE COMMUNIST COUNTRIES OF EASTERN EUROPE - WHO PUT IT FORWARD - TO EXPAND THEIR TRADE WITH DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6J86RNJLT8MXGZTMTD2MRZH90
    Media URN:
    VLVA6J86RNJLT8MXGZTMTD2MRZH90
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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