1st General Assembly

( Constituent Assembly)

Event broadcasted by the United Nations Television ( UNTV)

 

MINUTES OF THE INAUGURATION OF THE CERCLE DE REFLEXION
AT UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS
ON 25 JULY 1994


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Those present :

Mr. Francesc Vendrell, Director, Department of Political Affairs of the UN Secretariat

Mr. John Es. Laurence, Technical Principal Adviser to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

H.E. Mr. Ngo Quang Xuan, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the United Nations

Mr. Tran Van Viet, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the United Nations

Mr. Julian Turner, representing Mr. Callie Boucher, Special Representative of the World Bank to the United Nations

Mr. Andrew Radolf, representating the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Dr. Jean-Luc Pérez, Ministerial Representative of the Government of Viet Nam

Dr. Ho thi Kieu My, President of American of Education in Viet Nam

Dr. Michel Thao Chan, Coordinator

Mr. Régis Morin, Expert

Mr. Christopher Chang, Expert


director of polictics


The representative of the United Nations considered that the crucial matter of diploma equivalence influences directly the maintenance of peace in the world. Mr. Pérez inaugurated then the Cercle de Réflexion. The representatives of Viet Nam, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Educational, Scientitfic and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) stressed the importance of the objectives of the Cercle de Réflexion who is an open platform, a meeting centre for all States Members and Observers of the United Nations that wish to consider and participate in the implementation of solutions likely to assist in the building and consolidation of peace. It was agreed that the new organization must obtain a structure and will have its members, as the Member States of the United Nations.


jean-luc michel

2nd General Assembly