Litteratuuroverzicht 327 discussie, doch de voorzitter verklaart in zijn dankwoord tot de heer Van Gent, dat dit geen gebrek aan belangstelling is. 11. Bij de rondvraag vraagt de heer Wolthuis zich af, of het niet mogelijk is sommige artikelen uit de Ruilverkavelingsbode in het Tijdschrift of in het Orgaan over te nemen. De voorzitter wil hieromtrent contact opnemen met de ingenieur-verificateur, hoofd van de Ruilverkavelingsdienst. 12. Na nogmaals te hebben gewezen op het belang van een grote Neder landse deelname aan het F.I.G.-congres sluit de voorzitter de algemene vergadering. Arnhem, juni 1958. Ir. A. J. Wytema Yearbook of International Organizations, 7th edition 1958-59, published by the Union of International Associations, Palais d'Egmont, Brussels I, Belgium. PriceU.S. 14; Sterling Zone 78/-; Europe: Belg Fr. 580. This book, the 7th edition of Which is in the press, is a comprehensive guide to a vital feature of the world of today: international co-operation. From the specialized scientific group to the large mass movement, from the mutual help organization to the cultural institute, from the professional federation to the United Nations, there exist innumerable forms of activities and structures aiming at the rapprochement of peoples and at the welfare of individuals. The Yearbook is published by the Union of International Associations, Brussels, with the official collaboration of the Secretariat of the United Nations. It describes in detail, in a standardized presentation, all inter governmental and non- governmental international organizations now in activity, that is to say approximately 1,200 bodies. The subject matter is divided into six main sections: the United Nations and the Specialized Agencies European Communities Other Inter- Governmental Organizations (more than 100) International Non-Govern mental Organizations (classified in 19 chapters) Institutes of International Affairs and a section comprising French and English subject index, list of initials and a geographical index. The entries, which average about one page in length, are in English, but the organizations' names are given in English, French, Spanish and German. The entry for each organization gives its name, addresses, regional secreta riats, representatives at the United Nations in New York and Geneva, history, aims, members, structure, staff, working languages, name and nationality of officers, budget, consultative or organic relations with other international organizations, activities (including congresses, past and future) and publications. Many of those who have used the successive editions of the Yearbook are struck by the constant development and consolidation of international structure, the appearance of new problems solved by the creation of new institutions, the ever-growing international character and geographical dis persion of the organizations mentioned in this book. Today, no one can remain indifferent towards this form of international life. To those wishing to keep abreast of ideas in all fields of human activities, the Yearbook of International Organizations offers a unique source of in formation.

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