K. S. Klingenberg of the Norwegian Affiliate reported with
regret that in the year 1955 nothing--as far as he knew--ad
occurred in Norway concerning The World Calendar. His health
hindered him in undertaking activities for the Association.
However, when Mr. James Avery Joyce, Honorary Secretary
of the British Section, arrived in Oslo on his trip to the
Scandinavian countries on behalf of The World Calendar Association,
International, Major Klingenberg was ale to arrange an appointment
for him at the Foreign Ministry where they had an interesting
and important interview.
progress towards international agreement on calendar reform
was reported at the Eighth Annual Meeting 14 January
1955 of The World Calendar Association, International,
held in the International Building, New York City, . Published
highlights (JCR Vol. 24, March 1955) for NORWAY:
metropolitan newspapers have carried articles on The World
Calendar. A survey along the lines of a Gallup poll did
not prove too encouraging. Having regard to Norway's long-time
support of calendar reform, it was felt that the result
of the poll should be regarded as an indication of the need
for distribution of more educational matter to bring the
general public to the same point of view expressed by Norwegian
delegations in 1937 and 1947.
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 NORWAY:
of the Norwegian Parliament and other leaders received this
year a formal presentation of calendar reform in a brochure
printed by the Norwegian affiliate. Its purpose was to bring
them up to date on a project which they have always supported
in International conferences on the subject. Several of
the Norwegian newspapers commented on the matter and gave
considerable important space to The World Calendar. . .
. The professor of astronomy at the University of Oslo has
shown a renewed interest in the subject of the calendar
and has been in correspondence with the committee.