A register for the receipt of contributions from the public for “the victims of the policies of apartheid and racism in South Africa” was opened by Secretary-General U Thant in a ceremony held this morning in the Economic and Social Council Chamber.

Mr. Thant is seen making a statement. At the table, from Left: Edwin Ogebe Ogbu (Nigeria), Vice Chairman; Sverker C. Astrom (Sweden), Chairman of the Committee of Trustees of the UN Trust Fund for South Africa; U Thant; Charles W. Yost (United States); and Abdulrahim Abb Farah (Somalia), Chairman, Special Committee on the Policies of Apartheid of the Geovernment of the Republic of South Africa.
21 March 1969
United Nations, New York