• Short Summary

    THE UNITED NATIONS FLAG WAS RAISED IN INDEPENDENCE GARDENS, ACCRA, THE CAPITAL OF GHANA, ON THURSDAY (24 OCTOBER) TO CELEBRATE UNITED NATIONS DAY AND THE TWENTY-NINTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE ORGANISATION.

  • Description

    THE UNITED NATIONS FLAG WAS RAISED IN INDEPENDENCE GARDENS, ACCRA, THE CAPITAL OF GHANA, ON THURSDAY (24 OCTOBER) TO CELEBRATE UNITED NATIONS DAY AND THE TWENTY-NINTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE ORGANISATION.

    THE SIMPLE CEREMONY WAS CARRIED OUT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, THE UNITED NATIONS PROGRAMME REPRESENTATIVE, MR. GREGORIO FELICIANO. THE GHANAIAN FLAG WAS RAISED BY COLONEL L.A. OKAI, THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR N.R.C. (NATIONAL REDEMPTION COUNCIL) AFFAIRS
    AMONG THOSE WHO ATTENDED THE CEREMONY WERE MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS, MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIARY, AND A LARGE NUMBER OF YOUNG PEOPLE BELONGING TO THE GHANA UNITED NATIONS STUDENTS ASSOCIATIONS.

    THE FLAG-RAISING IS AN ANNUAL CEREMONY IN GHANA WHICH HAS BECOME ASSOCIATED WITH THE UNITED NATIONS. IT IS A SYMBOL OF HOW THE PEOPLE OF GHANA RENEW THEIR PLEDGE EACH YEAR TO REMAIN FAITHFUL TO THE ORGANISATION'S CHARTER, AND TO THEIR INTENTION TO MAKE AN HONEST AND MEANINGFUL CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS THE REALISATION OF THE U.N. OBJECTIVES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABAT5ECNMEN30RO4B7J4UEO3UH
    Media URN:
    VLVABAT5ECNMEN30RO4B7J4UEO3UH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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