• Short Summary

    FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS HISTORY THE UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANISATION (UNESCO) HAS A FRENCHMAN AS ITS DIRECTOR-GENERAL.

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    FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS HISTORY THE UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANISATION (UNESCO) HAS A FRENCHMAN AS ITS DIRECTOR-GENERAL. HE'S 57-YEAR-OLD M. RENE MAHEU WHO HAD ASSUMED THE DUTIES OF DIRECTOR-GENERAL IN AN ACTING CAPACITY SINCE THE RETIREMENT OF SIGNOR VITTORINO VERONESE (ITALY) IN THE MIDDLE OF LAST YEAR.

    M. MAHEU WAS ELECTED BY A VOTE OF 89 TO 10 WITH FOUR ABSTENTIONS IN PARIS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), AT A PLENARY SESSION LAST FRIDAY. THREE DELEGATIONS WERE NOT ENTITLED TO VOTE BECAUSE THEY HAD NOT PAID THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS AND SIX DELEGATIONS WERE ABSENT WHEN THE VOTING TOOK PLACE.

    OBSERVERS REGARD THE LARGE MAJORITY IN M. MAHEU'S FAVOUR AS REINFORCING HIS VIEWS FOR A PROPOSED BUDGET INCREASE - DESPITE CRITICISM OF HIS PROGRAMME FROM THE UNITED STATES, RUSSIA AND BRITAIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABQN9ZM7GZ6YFY9SH2YMJRA39K
    Media URN:
    VLVABQN9ZM7GZ6YFY9SH2YMJRA39K
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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