500.C1112/06: Telegram

The Consul at Geneva ( Gilbert ) to the Secretary of State

38. Consulate’s 26, January 22, 2 p.m. The Council this afternoon adopted a report which provides for the setting up of the Committee on Raw Materials. The membership of the Committee as approved is as set forth in my telegram under reference including Muniz and in addition a representative of the International Labor Office.

The report authorizes the President of the Council “to make one or two other appointments if necessary such as the appointment of an expert of Canadian or Italian nationality”. Also the Secretary General is directed “to take steps with a view to obtaining the cooperation of a German expert”.

The Secretary General is likewise directed to fix the date of the first session and to prepare the necessary documentation.