Final meeting of United Nations General Assembly in Paris.
Unissued / unused material.
Last meeting of United Nations Organisation (UNO) General Assembly at the Palais de Chaillot, Paris, France.
C/U Trigve Lie (aka Trygve Lie), Secretary General, addressing the assembly. He speaks of the emerging conflict of great powers and the danger to world peace.
C/U French delegate Robert Schumann addressing the assembly. He speaks about uniting world into one big brotherhood.
M/S Soviet delegate Andrei Vyshinsky addressing the assembly. He complains that the UN is interfering with the Soviet Union's internal policies and that this will lead to war.
M/S Dr. Herbert Evatt, Chairman of UNO and Australian Attorney General, makes final address to assembly. He thanks the delegates and France in particular for hosting the meeting. He says it has been the biggest meeting yet and says criticism of UN's work is unjust. There is applause and we see Evatt stand to leave stage.
Various shots of assembly and stage. Various shots delegates from different nations listening through headphones. Amongst the delegates is French politician Paul Ramadier.
Date given on old records is 14/12/1948.