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    THE FIFTH WORLD CONFERENCE ON WORLD PEACE THROUGH LAW OPENED IN BELGRADE ON WEDNESDAY (21 JULY).

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    THE FIFTH WORLD CONFERENCE ON WORLD PEACE THROUGH LAW OPENED IN BELGRADE ON WEDNESDAY (21 JULY). THIS YEAR'S CONFERENCE IS BEING ATTENDED BY 4,000 JUDGES, LAWYERS, LEGAL SCHOLARS AND INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS. )
    THE WORLD PEACE THROUGH LAW CENTRE IS A VOLUNTARY, INDEPENDENT, AND NON-POLITICAL INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION STRIVING TO ENCOURAGE WORLD PEACE THROUGH LAW. THE CENTRE WAS CREATED THROUGH A PROGRAMME INITIATED BY THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION IN 1966, COORDINATES AND DIRECTS THE CENTRE'S WORLD-WIDE PROJECTS AND ACTS AS A CLEARING-HOUSE FOR THE WORK OF ITS COMMITTEES.

    THE THEME OF THIS YEAR'S CONFERENCE IS "THE LAW OF THE WORLD AND MAN'S ENVIRONMENT" AND THE DELEGATES WILL PARTICIPATE IN DISCUSSIONS AND SEMINARS UNTIL THE CLOSING SESSION ON SUNDAY(25 JULY).

    SYNOPSIS: THE FIFTH WORLD CONFERENCE ON WORLD PEACE THROUGH LAW OPENED IN BELGRADE ON WEDNESDAY. FOUR THOUSAND JUDGES, LAWYERS, LEGAL SCHOLARS AND LAYMEN ARE ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE, WHICH ENDS ON SUNDAY. MR CHARLES RHYNE, PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD PEACE LAW CENTRE, MADE THE OFFICIAL OPENING SPEECH WELCOMING THE DELEGATES.

    HE THEME OF THIS YEAR'S SESSION IS THE LAW OF THE WORLD AND MAN'S ENVIRONMENT. DELEGATES WILL SPECIALISE IN DISCUSSING WORLD-WIDE POLLUTION AND SOME OF THE LEADERS ARE EXPECTED TO URGE FOR THE FORMATION OF AN INTERNATIONAL ANTI-POLLUTION BOARD TO BE SET UP.

    ALSO UP FOR CONSIDERATION AT THE CONFERENCE WILL BE A DRAFT PROTOCOL PROVIDING FOR INTERNATIONAL REGULATION OF WEATHER CONTROL ACTIVITIES THAT HAVE POTENTIAL INTERNATIONAL CONSEQUENCES. THE WORLD PEACE THROUGH LAW CENTRE IS A VOLUNTARY, INDEPENDENT AND NOW-POLITICAL INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION AIMED AT ENCOURAGING PEACE THROUGH LAW. THE CENTRE WAS CREATED THROUGH A PROGRAMME INITIATED BY THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION IN 1957, AND HAS ITS INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN GENEVA. THE BELGRADE CONFERENCE ALSO PLANS TO ESTABLISH NEW SECTIONS ON MULTI-NATIONAL BUSINESS LAW AND TO PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF MULTI-NATION BUSINESS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACOJDME2E6FQM89JVAXJF4OUPR
    Media URN:
    VLVACOJDME2E6FQM89JVAXJF4OUPR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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