• Short Summary

    Delegates from 13 African and two European countries are trying to fix a minimum wage in French speaking African countries.

  • Description

    1.
    GV & CU 'Le Bourse de Traveil' sign
    0.06

    2.
    SV & CU INTERIOR Minister Bi-Tra arrives and takes seat (2 shots)
    0.16

    3.
    GV Audience
    0.21

    4.
    SV Daniel Pederson (GB) speaking
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    5.
    SV Audience
    0.32

    6.
    CU Minister Bi Tra speaking
    0.38

    7.
    SV Officials applaud PAN TO Bi Tra shaking hands
    0.45



    Initials AE/19.49 AE/19.57



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Delegates from 13 African and two European countries are trying to fix a minimum wage in French speaking African countries. To this end, they met at a conference in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Tuesday (22nd January).

    The International Confederation of Free trade Unions organised the week long conference, with the help of the Ivory coast General Workers' Union.

    Britain and France were the two European countries represented. Mr. Daniel Pederson British head of the Confederation's Education Department said he was convinced there was no universal solution to workers' problems. They must be tackled individually by members in each country. For that reason French members of the Confederation would be setting up an education programme in 1974 to help African countries. English-speaking African countries carried out a similar programme with much success last year.

    The Ivory Coast's Works and Social Affairs Minister M. Albert Vanie Bi Tra opened the conference.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1G5NA7I3QMRIS0SO1IWIF7BB2
    Media URN:
    VLVA1G5NA7I3QMRIS0SO1IWIF7BB2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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