A Call To A Conference On . . . . "THE U.S., THE U.N., & AFRICA"

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
1955; month unknown, most likely August or September
4 pages
Type: Brochure
Coverage in Africa: South Africa, Africa, Somalia, North Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Nations
Language: English
The brochure advertises a conference chaired by Donald Harrington about African issues being debated by the United Nations General Assembly. The brochure quotes John Gunther and Dag Hammarskjold. The enclosed program includes: Address by Roger N. Baldwin (International League for the Rights of Man) on "United States Policy on Africa." A panel includes presentations about South Africa (by George M. Houser of American Committee on Africa), North Africa (by Benjamin Rivlin, Department of Political Science, Brooklyn College), Non-Self-Governing Territories (by Aleksander Bozovic, First Secretary of the Yugoslav Delegation to the U.N.), and Trust Territories (by John Murra, Department of Anthropology, Vassar College). Group Chairmen and Resource Leaders are: Sabine Gova (Member of the U.N. Speakers Committee), Robert Hardmond (U.N. Observer, American Baptist Convention of the U.S.A.), Michael Mariano (Petitioner from British Somaliland), C. Kilmer Myers (Episcopal clergyman), Elliot H. Newcomb (President, Newcomb-Oram International Corp.), George W. Shepherd, Jr., (author), Gladys Walser, (U.N. Consultant for Women's International League for Peace and Freedom), and Peter Weiss (New York attorney).
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive