• Short Summary

    IN PARIS OCTOBER 10, MINISTERS OF AGRICULTURE FROM THE MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE NEW ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT, (FORMERLY THE O.

  • Description

    IN PARIS OCTOBER 10, MINISTERS OF AGRICULTURE FROM THE MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE NEW ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT, (FORMERLY THE O.E.E.C.) GATHERED AT THE CHATEAU DE LA MUETTE FOR A BROAD EXCHANGE OF VIEWS ON WHAT THEY THOUGHT SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN THE WORKING PROGRAMME OF THEIR-AGRICULTURAL COMMITTEE.

    THE ONE-DAY MEETING WAS INTENDED TO BE PURELY EXPLORATORY:THERE WAS NO AGENDA AND NO STATEMENT WAS MADE AFTERWARDS. THE MINISTERS DEPUTIES WERE DIRECTED TO DRAFT A PROGRAMME OF WORK TO BE PRESENTED AT THE NEXT MEETING OF MINISTERS EARLY IN 1961.

    DISCUSSION THAT DAY WAS LARGELY CONCERNED WITH THE NEED TO AVOID DUPLICATING THE WORK OF THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL BODIES. THERE WAS ALSO AGREEMENT THAT AGRICULTURE COULD NO LONGER BE TREATED INDEPENDENTLY, THAT IT WAS TIED TO ECONOMIC GROWTH.

    AMONG THE MINISTERS ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE WERE:MR. ORVILLE FREEMAN (UNITED STATES) ,MR. ALVIN HAMILTON (CANADA) MR. CHRISTOPHER SOAMES (BRITAIN), M. EDGARD PISANI (FRANCE) M. EMILE SCHAUS (LUXEMBOURG), SIGNOR RUMOR (ITALY) M. CHARLES HEGER) BELGIUM).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAYJM9PW20UMJVWB314PC555EM
    Media URN:
    VLVAAYJM9PW20UMJVWB314PC555EM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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