• Short Summary

    THE THIRD AFRICAN REGIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL POLICE ORGANISATION WAS OPENED ON TUESDAY (25 FEBRUARY) AT AFRICA HALL IN ADDIS ABABA.

  • Description

    THE THIRD AFRICAN REGIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL POLICE ORGANISATION WAS OPENED ON TUESDAY (25 FEBRUARY) AT AFRICA HALL IN ADDIS ABABA. IT WILL CONTINUE UNTIL 1 MARCH AND IS ATTENDED BY OVER 50 DELEGATES FROM 20 COUNTRIES, AND OBSERVERS.

    WELCOMING THE DELEGATES, GENERAL YILMA SHIBESHI, INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE IMPERIAL POLICE OF ETHIOPIA, SAID HIS COUNTRY FEELS HONOURED TO HOST SUCH A VALUABLE CONFERENCE AND STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF THE POLICEMAN IN PROMOTING THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PROGRESS OF A NATION.

    THE AGENDA FOR THE CONFERENCE INCLUDES DISCUSSIONS ON CRIME AND TRAINING POLICE PERSONNEL IN AFRICAN COUNTRIES, INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION IN TRACING CRIMINALS AND THE GENERAL RUNNING OF INTERPOL.

    THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL POLICE ORGANISATION HEADQUARTERS IN PARIS, MR. J. NEPOTE, ASSURED THE CONFERENCE THAT CLOSE CO-OPERATION OF MEMBERS OF THE ORGANISATION CAN HELP CONTROL THE MOVEMENT OF CRIMINALS AT THE INTERNATIONAL LEVEL.

    GENERAL BEREKET GEBRE MEDHIN, HEAD OF THE ETHIOPIAN DELEGATION, WAS ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE CONFERENCE AND THE DELEGATES FROM NIGERIA AND ALGERIA WERE ELECTED VICE-CHAIRMEN FOR THE ENGLISH AND FRENCH SPEAKING DELEGATES RESPECTIVELY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6X4J46AV5VCUBBFTKI0BIUM7Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA6X4J46AV5VCUBBFTKI0BIUM7Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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