• Short Summary

    The Executive Committee of the Economic Commission for Africa has begun a thorough review of the crippling drought situation in parts of West Africa.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Africa Hall
    0.05

    2.
    SV Deputy Executive and other delegates (2 shots)
    0.14

    3.
    SV Cameroun and Burundi delegates
    0.21

    4.
    SV Other delegates including Uganda
    0.30

    5.
    SV Empty Egyptian seat (absent)
    0.32

    6.
    SV Morocco
    0.34

    7.
    SV Sudanese delegate and others
    0.38

    8.
    SV Unesco delegate and others (2 shots)
    0.48

    9.
    SV & CU Ugandan delegate speaking (2 shots)
    0.58

    10.
    GV Other delegates listening
    1.01



    Initials BB/1750 BL/AW/BB/1801



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Executive Committee of the Economic Commission for Africa has begun a thorough review of the crippling drought situation in parts of West Africa. The 16 members of the Committee began their 10th session in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Tuesday (November 12th).

    The committee has before it a report by the E.C.A. Secretariat on the activities of the Commission in the drought stricken areas. The report details relief work carried out by the Commission within the framework of an aid programme drawn up by West African heads of state at a meeting in Ougadougou, Upper Volta, in September,
    The Executive Committee meets twice a year to assist the I.C.A. Secretariat in implementing resolutions and to review the relief work programme.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA77EG5ZYH2PQ3RNWLV93L2NFB0
    Media URN:
    VLVA77EG5ZYH2PQ3RNWLV93L2NFB0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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