Reorganization of Inter-American System
Coming Conferences at Rio de Janeiro and Bogota
Plans for strengthening the inter-American regional system to make it a more effective agency for maintaining peace and fostering international cooperation in the Western Hemisphere are now being formulated for submission to two conferences of the 21 republics. A special Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Continental Peace and Security, to be convened at Rio de Janeiro probably late in 1946, will have the task of framing a permanent military assistance pact to replace the temporary wartime Act of Chapultepec, signed at Mexico City on Mar. 6, 1945. A full-dress Pan American conference, to be held at Bogota, Colombia, sometime in 1947, will take up proposals for reorganizing the administrative machinery of the inter-American ...