Memorandum by the Director, Office of Financial and Development Policy (Ness) to the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (Thorp)
At the January 14 meeting of the Policy Committee of the Bogotá Conference, Mr. Armour1 suggested that a statement from OFD on an affirmative economic program and policy of assistance to Latin America would be desirable.
Attached is a statement setting forth in general terms what might be the principal elements of such a program.
- Norman Armour, Assistant Secretary of State for Political Affairs.↩
- For documentation on the Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Continental Peace and Security, Quitandinha, Brazil, August 15–September 2, 1947, see Foreign Relations, 1947, vol. viii, pp. 1 ff. For documentation on the United Nations Conference on Trade and Employment, Habana, November 21, 1947–March 24, 1948, see ibid., 1948, volume i .↩
- For documentation on the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, July 1–22, 1944, see ibid., 1944, vol. ii, pp. 106 ff.↩
- It is expected that the U.S. would be able to guide the preparation of the program through the technical assistance which it would provide. [Footnote in the source text.]↩