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BELGIUM
1954

SIGNIFICANT 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:

On 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."

The 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.

The 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.

BELGIUM
1953

SUSTAINED 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:

Professor 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.

 

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