• Short Summary

    A SIX-NATION MISSION FROM THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT (UNCTAD) MET BRITISH PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON FOR TALKS AT HIS DOWNING STREET RESIDENCE TODAY (FRIDAY).

  • Description

    A SIX-NATION MISSION FROM THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT (UNCTAD) MET BRITISH PRIME MINISTER HAROLD WILSON FOR TALKS AT HIS DOWNING STREET RESIDENCE TODAY (FRIDAY).

    THE MISSION, LED BY CEYLON'S DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER MR. JUNIUS R. JAYEWARDENE, IS ALSO TO VISIT DENMARK, SWEDEN AND FINLAND.

    DECIDED AT LAST MONTH'S UNCTAD MEETING, THE TOUR IS DESIGNED TO ACQUAINT THE GOVERNMENT OF CONCLUSIONS ABOUT WHAT COULD BE DONE TO PROMOTE THE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.

    SPECIFICALLY THE MISSION IS PUTTING ATTENTION ON THE "CHARTER OF ALGIERS" SIGNED BY 63 ASIAN, AFRICAN AND LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES, WHICH DEMANDS RADICAL REFORMS IN WORLD TRADE AND AID PRACTICES TO CLOSE THE WIDENING GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR COUNTRIES.

    THE CHARTER OUTLINES A PROGRAMME OF INTERNATIONAL ACTION TO BE TAKEN BY THE UNCTAD CONFERENCE IN DELHI IN FEBRUARY.

    PREFERENCES IN THE MARKETS OF THE INDUSTRIALISED COUNTRIES FOR MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS OF THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AND STABILISATION OF WORLD COMMODITY PRICES THROUGH INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS ARE PROPOSED.

    YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) THE MISSION WHICH INCLUDES MINISTERIAL DELEGATES FROM BRAZIL, COLUMBIA, ETHIOPIA, INDONESIA AND NIGERIA MET BRITISH OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT OFFICIALS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAABC3Z435NSK0KP2RH566II1LY
    Media URN:
    VLVAABC3Z435NSK0KP2RH566II1LY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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