MEETING - I.F.T.U. EXECUTIVE, PARIS.
THURSDAY, 29th APRIL, 1937, AT 10 A.M.
Sir Walter Citrine (in the Chair)
Present: Mertens, Jacobsen, Kuypars, Tyerle, Schevenels, Jouhaux.
Place of General Council.
Schevenels reported that we had received a letter from the Hungarian Trade Unions saying that owing to the political situation it was impossible to hold a meeting there without the police being present. In consequence, they advised us to go elsewhere. In accordance with the previous decision, he had been in touch with Warsaw and the Polish comrades were absolutely sure that we could hold our meeting there without any interference.
AGREED we hold the meeting at Warsaw on the same dates already arranged - namely, 29th June - 3rd July.
IT WAS FURTHER AGREED that a Conference of the Danubian countries would be arranged by themselves and the I.F.T.U. would be represented.
AGREED Kuypers represent the I.F.T.U. at this Conference. This will be convened by the Czecho national centres.
Invited the Executive of the I.F.T.U. to take part in the demonstrations of the C.G.T. on May Day. They would be glad if a speaker from the I.F.T.U. spoke very briefly. All National Centres were to be asked to send delegations to the Exhibition and that these to be spread out over the month during which the exhibition would be held. The Exe-