• Short Summary

    THREE HUNDRED PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM 46 COUNTRIES - INCLUDING AMERICA, RUSSIA, BRITAIN AND FOUR AFRICAN NATIONS - ATTENDED THE SPRING SESSION OF THE INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION WHICH OPENED IN THE ITALIAN CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES, ROME, ON APRIL 24TH.

  • Description

    THREE HUNDRED PARLIAMENTARIANS FROM 46 COUNTRIES - INCLUDING AMERICA, RUSSIA, BRITAIN AND FOUR AFRICAN NATIONS - ATTENDED THE SPRING SESSION OF THE INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION WHICH OPENED IN THE ITALIAN CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES, ROME, ON APRIL 24TH. THE WORK TO BE CARRIED OUT BY DELEGATES DURING THEIR FIVE-DAY MEETING WILL BE IN PREPARATION FOR THE AUTUMN ASSEMBLY OF THE UNION IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, IN OCTOBER. ALSO ON THE AGENDA; DISARMAMENT AND ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PROGRESS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.

    THE DELEGATES WERE WELCOMED ON BEHALF OF THE ITALIAN CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES BY ITS PRESIDENT, SIGNOR LEONE, WHO REMINDED THEM THAT THEY REPRESENTED THE PARLIAMENTS OF THE WHOLE WORLD AND WERE THUS THE INTERPRETERS OF THE FEARS AND ANXIETIES OF THE WHOLE OF MANKIND.

    DR B.R. SEN, DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATION, SPOKE TO DELEGATES ABOUT THE FREEDOM FROM HUNGER CAMPAIGN. HE SAID THAT IF THE PROBLEMS OF DISARMAMENT COULD BE SOLVED, FAMINE AND POVERTY WOULD BE CONQUERED.

    SIGNOR CODACCI-PISANELLI, THE ITALIAN MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR RELATIONS WITH PARLIAMENT AND LEADER OF THE ITALIAN DELEGATION TO THE UNION. PRESIDED AT THE OPENING SESSION. HE TOLD DELEGATES THAT THE IMPORTANCE ATTRIBUTED TO THE UNION WAS GROWING, AS HE HAD LEARNT FROM HIS RECENT VISITS TO THE HEADS OF THE FOUR GREAT POWERS TO PRESENT THE RESOLUTIONS OF THE LAST CONFERENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB50XDD6TRE4RP9PGFY6B9UI63
    Media URN:
    VLVAB50XDD6TRE4RP9PGFY6B9UI63
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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