• Short Summary

    THE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY OF THE PAN-AFRICAN CONFERENCE ON CATHOLIC EDUCATION TOOK PLACE IN LEOPOLDVILLE ON MONDAY.

  • Description

    THE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY OF THE PAN-AFRICAN CONFERENCE ON CATHOLIC EDUCATION TOOK PLACE IN LEOPOLDVILLE ON MONDAY. THE THEME OF THE CONFERENCE IS "CATHOLIC TEACHERS IN THE SERVICE OF AFRICA".

    DELEGATES FROM 30 AFRICAN COUNTRIES FROM SOUTHERN AFRICA TOOK PART IN THE OPENING STAGES OF THE CONFERENCE. BESIDES THESE DELEGATES, REPRESENTATIVES FROM A NUMBER OF UNITED NATIONS BODIES ATTENDED AS OBSERVERS.

    SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE CONGO GOVERNMENT ATTENDED THE OPENING CEREMONY: AMONG THEM MR. EBOSIRI, THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE, MR. BALODJI, THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION AND GENERAL MOBUTO. WITH THEM WAS MONSIGNOR PETTI, REPRESENTING THE POPE.

    DURING THE CONFERENCE, THE DELEGATES WILL DISCUSS THE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION IN THE CONGO AND OTHER PARTS OF AFRICA. THE NEEDS OF SCHOOLCHILDREN AND THE ASSISTANCE TO BE GIVEN FAMILIES TO ENABLE THEIR CHILDREN TO BENEFIT FROM EDUCATION WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8TCZZICW383HG0EIWE5CKHMKO
    Media URN:
    VLVA8TCZZICW383HG0EIWE5CKHMKO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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