• Short Summary

    DELEGATES FROM EIGHT AFRICAN COUNTRIES GATHERED IN NIAMEY, NIGER ON FRIDAY TO ATTEND THE 14TH MEETING OF THE OCCGE -- AN ORGANISATION FORMED TO COMBAT ENDEMIC DISEASES IN THE AFRICAN CONTINENT.

  • Description

    DELEGATES FROM EIGHT AFRICAN COUNTRIES GATHERED IN NIAMEY, NIGER ON FRIDAY TO ATTEND THE 14TH MEETING OF THE OCCGE -- AN ORGANISATION FORMED TO COMBAT ENDEMIC DISEASES IN THE AFRICAN CONTINENT. THE GROUP MET IN NIAMEY'S AUDIOVISUAL CENTRE TO DISCUSS ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL MATTERS. SEVERAL OBSERVER DELEGATES WERE ALSO PRESENT.

    ITEMS DISCUSSED AT THE THREE-DAY MEETING INCLUDED REQUESTS FOR MISSIONS DURING 1968, AND POSSIBLE CHANGES IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL.

    MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE ORGANISATION INCLUDED THE IVORY COAST, DAHOMEY, UPPER VOLTA, MALI, MAURITANIA, NIGER, SENEGAL AND TOGO. A DELEGATE ALSO ATTENDED FROM FRANCE.

    AT FRIDAY'S FULL MEETING OF THE ORGANISATION FIVE ENGLISH-SPEAKING NATIONS -- SIERRA LEONE, NIGERIA, GHANA, LIBERIA AND GAMBIA -- WERE REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF THE EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT FUND AND OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION ALSO TOOK THEIR PLACES IN THE CONFERENCE.

    THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE ORGANISATION ARE IN BOBO-DIOULASSO, UPPER VOLTA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA5JILVYV2QXR4DUH1C3EVGZRX
    Media URN:
    VLVAA5JILVYV2QXR4DUH1C3EVGZRX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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