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convene

to order to appear before a court of law, judge, tribunal, etc.

CONVENE, civil law. This is a technical term, signifying to bring an action.

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Prof Frederick Ma, Deputy Chairman of the HKTDC Belt and Road Committee, Convenor of the PR & Communications Working Group and Chairman of the MTR Corporation Ltd, said: "As the Belt and Road vision is gradually turned into action around the world, the Committee will raise the awareness and understanding of local businesses and the public towards the Belt and Road through communications and public relations work, while also communicating the opportunities presented by the Initiative and Hong Kong's advantages to international audiences."
There are leaders in the Opposition too, Nitish for example." STATUS: JD( U) chief Sharad Yadav was NDA convenor at the time.
After an investigation by 2 Sisters, the convenor who made the initial complaint was suspended while no action was taken to investigate the complaint against the employee who had made the abusive comments.
Convenors at the four automotive plants in the region are to meet to draw up proposals to save at least one of the plants which the global giant plans to close in the region.
"A New History Of Japanese Cinema: A Century Of Narrative Film" by Isolde Standish (Convenor of the Cinemas of Asia and Africa, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) is a carefully compiled historical and analytical survey of Japanese filmmaking from 1896 when cinema in the form of Kinetoscope prototypes first arrived in Japan, to the end of the 20th Century.
A former works convenor at Ford's Bridgend engine plant is the new leader of the Transport and General Workers' Union in Wales.
In my role of convenor of the NSW steering committee for the Australia on the Map 1606-2006, I flew to Canberra to meet with the other state convenors and the Federal Steering Committee.
Sid Fenlon, of the T&G, was suspended for doing union work and John Winstanley, 62, a joiner and the Ucatt convenor, given a medical suspension and told to go home pending a health check.
John Winstanley, convenor for the Ucatt members, said: ``The result of these proposals will be to axe any bonus payments for the most dedicated workers and, in some cases, reduce the basic salary.
In all of them a third party convenor brings together in a circle the group of people affected by the issue in question.