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convene

verb accumulate, aggroup, amass, assemble, bring together, call, call together, call up, collect, congregate, consolidate, converge, convocare, convoke, draw together, gather, gather together, group, hold a meeting, hold a session, meet, mobilize, muster, rally, reunite, round up, summon, unite
Associated concepts: convene a session of a court, convene a term of the court
See also: call, collect, congregate, converge, gather, join, meet, rendezvous, summon

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.
To further enhance the profile of this committee, the Convenor has submitted regular reports to the PNC Secretary for inclusion in The Dissector.
Please note that neither Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice, nor SKASE, nor ESSE will pay for, or accept liability for, travel, accommodation, living or other expenses incurred by lecturers, convenors, co-convenors, or those invited to participate in round tables, seminars, PhD sessions or posters, unless previously agreed in writing.
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.
Convenor Bob Welham said the cuts broke a pledge that the deal would not lead to job losses and were hard to swallow as the firm is believed to have made pounds 640m last year.
The former union convenor at Moreton's Cadbury's site said: "Being elected chair of the GEC is obviously a great personal honour, but I hope it will also serve as a boost to other women across the trade union movement.
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.
Niketu Iralu was Convenor of the Coordination Committee preparing the ground for renewed negotiations between Nagas and India, and is a member of the Nagaland Baptist Church Peace Committee.
For venue details and further information contact the convenor, John Boothroyd at sydney.