Social Welfare and Community Decelopment


The Council of Ministers of the Organization of African Unity, meeting in its Eleventh Ordinary Session in Algiers, Algeria, from 4 to 12 September 1968,

Recalling resolutions CM/Res.128 (XI) adopted at the Ninth Ordinary Session of the council of Ministers in September 1967, calling upon the Administrative Secretary General to invite an Expert Committee to meet at Addis Ababa to define a common African standpoint on social welfare and community development to be maintained at the World Conference on that subject,

Noting that the General Secretariat has implemented this resolution and that the Expert Committee met at Addis Ababa from the 8 to 12 July 1968, and carried out its functions as indicated in the resolution,

Noting also that the World Conference on Social Welfare and community Development is now in session in New York,

Notes the reports submitted by the Administrative Secretary General to the Eleventh Ordinary Session of the council of Ministers,

INVITES the Administrative Secretary General to draw up reports on an Ad Hoc basis on the New York Conference and to inform Member States as to the resolutions adopted by this meeting with particular reference to the common standpoint adopted at Addis Ababa in July 1968.

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