1. The Forty-Third Session of the Council was held in Rome from 5 to 16 October 1964. It was opened by Mr. R. Aldunate (Chile), First Vice-Chairman of the Forty-Second Session of the Council.
2. Mr. Aldunate paid a tribute to the late Georges Haraoui, who had died shortly after his election in December 1963 to the office of Independent Chairman of the Council, and the Council observed a minute's silence in his memory.
3. The Council elected Dr. A. Davatchi (Iran) and Mr. C.F. Pennison (United Kingdom) as First Vice-Chairman and Second Vice-Chairman respectively.
4. The agenda for the session was adopted, as set out in Appendix A.