• Short Summary

    NEARLY TWO THIRDS OF THE 36 MEMBER STATES OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (OAU) WERE REPRESENTED AT A REGIONAL GROUP MEETING IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN PREPARATION FOR NEXT WEEK'S "77" CONFERENCE OF THE WORLD'S DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.

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    NEARLY TWO THIRDS OF THE 36 MEMBER STATES OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (OAU) WERE REPRESENTED AT A REGIONAL GROUP MEETING IN ALGIERS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN PREPARATION FOR NEXT WEEK'S "77" CONFERENCE OF THE WORLD'S DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. THE MEETING AT THE CONFERENCE HALL IN THE PALAIS DE NATIONS WAS ONE OF THE REGIONAL MEETINGS THAT ARE BEING HELD BY THE 86 DEVELOPING NATIONS BEFORE THEY MEET FOR THE FULL SCALE "77" CONFERENCE WHICH OPENS ON TUESDAY.

    THE NAME "77" COMES FROM THE NUMBER OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES THAT TOOK PART IN THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT. NOW NINE NEWLY-INDEPENDENT NATIONS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE LIST.

    THE AIM OF THE CONFERENCE IS TO TRY TO DECIDE ON A COMMON LINE FOR THE COUNTRIES TO FOLLOW IN THE FACE OF THE INDUSTRIALISED NATIONS.. A MAJOR CONFRONTATION IS EXPECTED IN NEW DELHI NEXT YEAR WHEN THE DEVELOPING NATIONS WILL ASK FOR BETTER TRADE AND AID TERMS DURING THE SECOND UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT.

    AT THE AFRICAN REGIONAL MEETING A PROVISIONAL AGENDA FOR THE "77" CONFERENCE WAS PRESENTED. IT INCLUDED DISCUSSION ON RAW MATERIALS -- THE FINANCING OF REGULAR STOCKS AND ACCESS TO MARKETS; THE EXPANSION OF MANUFACTURED AND SEMI-MANUFACTURED EXPORTS; CUSTOM BARRIERS AND PREFERENCES, CONDITIONS OF FINANCE AND AID; AND SPECIAL MEASURES IN FAVOUR OF THE LEAST PRIVILEGED DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACVB0GQHPJ919JXBN7MG6HG6G5
    Media URN:
    VLVACVB0GQHPJ919JXBN7MG6HG6G5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1967
    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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