Conference on International Sport, Politics, Racism and Apartheid AGENDA

by International Campaign Against Racism in Sport, Pre-Alumni Association of Meharry Medical College
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
March 1978
3 pages
Type: Agenda
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Agenda for the Conference on International Sport, Politics, Racism and Apartheid. The OPENING SESSION includes WELCOME by Dr. Lloyd C. Blum, President, Meharry Medical College and Gordon Piper, President, Pre-Alumni Association; REMARKS by Representative of the Organization of African Unity; Stafford Neil, Counselor from the Mission from Jamaica to the United Nations; Mohamed Osman, First Secretary of the Mission from Sudan of the U.N.; Ariel Abadilla, Third Secretary, of the Mission from the Philippines of the U.N.; Dennis Brutus, Chairperson of ICARIS and President of SAN-ROC; MESSAGES of SUPPORT by Yolanda Huet-Vaughn, Conference Coordinator and Mistress of Ceremonies. SESSION I includes "International Declaration Against Apartheid in Sports - Draft Convention Against Apartheid in Sport: United Nations Action" Benjamin Law; "The Legal Implications of a UN Treaty Outlawing Apartheid in Sport" Robert Baker; "Preliminary Negotiations; Resistance to a Convention; Tentative Solutions" Dennis Brutus; Discussants Winston Nagan, Shelby Howatt, John Dommissee. SESSION II includes "International Sport and Apartheid; The Commonwealth Countries; Additional Support" Robert Baker; "The Commonwealth Countries and the Gleneagles Declaration; Violations of the Gleneagles Agreement" Introducers Trevor Richards, Tom Newham; "Public Input to Policy Regulation of Transnational Corporations" Introducer Wayne Kamin; "The Multinational Corporations and their Support for Apartheid with Special Reference to Sport" Introducer Donald Temple; Discussants Berry Rigby, Swampo Sie, Basil Clunie. Bruce Kidd. SESSION III includes "United States - South Africa Sports Relations; U.S. Support for Racist Sport; Racism in Tennis" Chairperson Dennis Brutus; "Negotiations with United States Tennis Association; Implications of the Problem; Solutions" Introducer Richard Lapchick; "Actions at Los Angeles Newport Beach on Davis Cup Protest" Introducer Bob Edgar; "The Action of ICARIS/SAN ROC in Initiating Protest" Introducer Ellen Mark; DISCUSSANTS Ray Gould, George Wright, Al Dortch, Prexy Nesbitt, Abdul Alkalimat. CLSOING SESSION includes "Wrap-Up; Resolution of the Problem; Conference Statement" Chairperson Richard Lapchick; "Report from the Resolutions Committee; Adoption of Statement" Introducer Dennis Brutus; Discussants All Participants.
Used by permission of Dennis Brutus.
Collection: Private collection of Robert Edgar