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conference

noun assembly, colloquy, conclave, confabulation, consultation, consultation meeting, conversations, convocation, deliberation, dialogue, discussion, exchange, forum, gathering, interchange of opinions, interlocution, meeting, negotiation, negotiations, palaver, parlance, parley, premeditation, seminar, talks
See also: assemblage, assembly, caucus, collective bargaining, communication, company, confrontation, congregation, council, discourse, inquiry, interview, negotiation, panel, parlance, parley, session

CONFERENCE, practice, legislation. In practice, it is the meeting of the parties or their attorneys in a cause, for the purpose of endeavoring to settle the same.
     2. In legislation, when the senate and house of representatives cannot agree on a bill or resolution which it is desirable should be passed, committees are appointed by the two bodies respectively, who are called committees of conference, and whose duty it is, if possible, to -reconcile the differences between them.
     3. In the French law, this term is used to signify the similarity and comparison between two laws, or two systems of law; as the Roman and the common law. Encyclopedie, h.t.
     4. In diplomacy, conferences are verbal explanations between ministers of two nations at least, for the purpose of accelerating various difficulties and delays, necessarily attending written communications.

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Approuv par la Confrence gnrale, lors de sa 37e session en 2014, le centre install en Algrie a pour fonctions, sous les auspices de l'Unesco, d'encourager les Etats de la rgion adopter des mesures de politique gnrale et des mesures lgislatives et administratives, d'organiser des activits visant renforcer, entre autres, les capacits nationales des pays de la rgion dans les domaines de l'identification, la documentation, l'laboration des inventaires et la sauvegarde du patrimoine culturel immatriel prsent sur leurs territoires.
1/2Ferhat Abbas qui voulait, en 1956, animer une confrence de presse Bruxelles avait t expuls car la Belgique ne voulait pas compromettre son amiti avec la France.
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Il faut qu'on forme une seule personne, je souhaite que la Palestine retrouve la paix [c], a-t-elle dclar lors de la confrence de presse prcdant sa prestation.
They have taken note of the appointment by President Joseph Kabila on 7 April 2017 of a new Prime Minister, Bruno Tshibala, and of the responses of national stakeholders, including the Rassemblement, as well as the 20 April 2017 statement of the Confrence Episcopale Nationale du Congo.
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1/2 Apras l'entre en vigueur de cette trave, les parties peuvent s'asseoir et discuter de leurs demandes [c], a ajout le prsident palestinien lors d'une confrence de presse organise au Caire l'issue d'un entretien avec son homologue gyptien, Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi.
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