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Signing an international convention, 1972

Signing an international convention, 1972

An official function of New Zealand's diplomatic representatives overseas is the signing of international conventions to which New Zealand has agreed. In this 1972 photo, Lloyd White, New Zealand's ambassador to the US, signs the Montreal Sabotage Convention – in full, the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAEG W2879 626 Box 1 n 1 14

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Michael Green, 'Foreign policy and diplomatic representation - Diplomacy, 1945–1960', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34279/signing-an-international-convention-1972 (accessed 7 April 2020)

Story by Michael Green, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 May 2016