World Television Day

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In December 1996 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 November as World Television Day commemorating the date on which the first World Television Forum was held in 1996.[1]

Opposition to this declaration took the form of 11 abstentions to a vote on the resolution; in expressing their opposition, the delegation from Germany said:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ United Nations General Assembly Session 51 Resolution 205. Proclamation of 21 November as World Television Day A/RES/51/205 17 December 1996. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
  2. ^ United Nations General Assembly Session 51 Verbotim Report 88. A/51/PV.88 page 24. Mr. Henze Germany 17 December 1996. Retrieved 2008-07-09.