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TERNATIONAL TECHNICAL COOPERATION ACT OF 1949
(“POINT IV” PROGRAM)
COMMITTEE ON FOREIGNATPATRS
H. R. 5615
A BILL TO PROMOTE THE FOREIGN POLICY
OF THE WORLD
SEPTEMBER 27, 28, 30, OCTOBER 3, 4, 5, 6, AND 7, 1949
JOHN KEE, West Virginia, Chairman
ROBERT B. CHIPERFIELD, Illinois THOMAS S. GORDON, Illinois
JOHN M. VORYS, Ohio HELEN GAHAGAN DOUGLAS, California FRANCES P. BOLTON, Ohio MIKE MANSFIELD, Montana
LAWRENCE H. SMITH, Wisconsin THOMAS E. MORGAN, Pennsylvania CHESTER E. MERROW, New Hampshire LAURIE C. BATTLE, Alabama
WALTER H. JUDD, Minnesota GEORGE A. SMATHERS, Florida
JAMES G. FULTON, Pennsylvania
JACOB K. JAVITS, New York
BOYD CRAWFORD, Administrative Officer and Committee Clerk
LIST OF WITNESSES
** Memorandum concerning technical-assistance program of the Economic
Cooperation Administration ---
NTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL COOPERATION ACT OF 1949
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1949
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
Washington, D. C.
The Foreign Affairs Committee has under consideration today I. R. 5615, a bill to promote the foreign policy of the United States nd to authorize participation in a cooperative endeavor for assistag in the development of economically underdeveloped areas of the torld.
The purpose of this bill is to authorize the implementation of what 3 known as the President's Point IV program for the economic help f the backward or underdeveloped nations of the world. (H. R. 5615 follows:)
[H. R. 5615, 81st Cong., 1st sess.) BILL To promote the foreign policy of the United States and to authorize participation in a cooperative endeavor for assisting in the development of economically underdeveloped areas of the world Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States f America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Interational Technical Cooperation Act of 1949".
SEC. 2. The Congress hereby finds that the United States and other nations f the world have a common interest in the material progress of all peoples, oth as an end in itself and because such progress will further the advance of uman freedom, the secure growth of democratic ways of life, the expansion of iutually beneficial commerce, and the development of international understandag and good will. The Congress further finds that the efforts of the peoples ving in economically underdeveloped areas of the world to realize their full apabilities and to develop the resources of the lands in which they live, can be urthered through the cooperative endeavor of all nations to assist in such deelopment. It is, therefore, declared to be the policy of the United States, in the aterest of its people, as well as that of other peoples, to promote the developient of economically underdeveloped areas of the world.
Sec. 3. It is the objective of this Act to effectuate the policy set forth in ection 2 by enabling the Government of the United States to participate in prorams, in cooperation with other interested governments, for the interchange f technical knowledge and skills which contribute to the balanced and interated development of the economic resources and productive capacities of ecolomically underdeveloped areas. Sec. 4. In carrying out the objective of this Act
(a) the participation of the United Nations, the Organization of American States, and their related organizations and of other international organiza. tions shall be sought wherever practicable; and
(b) the participation of private agencies and persons shall be encouraged,