progress towards international agreement on calendar reform
was reported at the eighth annual meeting of The World Calendar
Association, International, held at the International Building,
New York City, on Friday 14 January 1955. Published
highlights (JCR Vol. 24, March 1955) for the BELGIUM:
14 May 1954, Professor F. Moreau, the new Chairman of the
Belgian Affiliate, read before the National Committee on Astronomy,
of which he is a member, a statement regarding calendar reform.
After an exchange of views, the Committee voiced a resolution
inviting "the attention of the government to the importance
of having this question settled at the earliest possible moment."
Chairman reported that he had arranged to send the article,
"The World Calendar," by M. Tirouflet of the French
Affiliate to members of the Belgian Government, to various
Ministries and administrative agencies, and to financial,
business and industrial concerns. He commended the article
as constituting excellent publicity.
Chamber of Commerce has been approached as well as the Belgian
National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce
and its Secretary, Mr.Max Jottrand. It is felt that the forthcoming
article on The World Calendar in the Reader's Digest (January)
will produce a resounding effect in Belgium.
progress toward the international enactment of calendar reform
was reported at the Seventh Annual Meeting 15 January
1954 of The World Calendar
Association, International, held in the International Building,
New York City. Published highlights (JCR Vol. 24, April
1954) for BELGIUM:
Dehalu of the University of Liège has been obliged
to resign the chairmanship of the Belgian affiliate, owing
to ill health. Pending the selection of a new chairman, the
calendar reform situation in Belgium is satisfactory, with
official assurances that the government will support The World
Calendar in any international discussion of the subject.
The World Calendar Association