More than 2,000 delegates from 62 countries attended the eighth Human Resources World Congress in Paris.
The four-day event attracted HR professionals from countries as far a field as Venezuela, Singapore, Ghana and Russia. Although the majority of delegates were French, 40 British delegates attended including representatives from the BBC, BP Amoco, and BA.
Organised by the World Federation of Personnel Management Associations every two years, the next event will be staged in Mexico in 2002. The highlight of the conference was a glittering dinner at Versailles and a closing speech by French president Jacques Chirac.