12th G7 summit

G7 summit in Tokyo, Japan in 1986

The 12th G7 Summit was a meeting in 1986 for the leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Japan's State Guesthouse was the venue for the G7 summit in 1986

The international group of leaders were together in Japan from May 4-6, 1986.[1] The meetings were held at the State Guesthouse (Akasaka Palace) in Tokyo.[2]

History change

The Tokyo summit of the Group of Seven (G7) was the 12th meeting in a series which began in 1976.

A Previous G7 summit was hosted by Japan at Tokyo in 1979)[3]

The G8 and the summit are part of a consultation process. The G8 is not an international organization.[4] It is an informal group.[5]

Core participants change

The participants were the "core members" of the group:[6]

Core G7 members
Host nation and leader are indicated in bold text.
Member Represented by Title
  Canada Brian Mulroney[1] Prime Minister
  France François Mitterrand[1] President
  West Germany Helmut Kohl[1] Chancellor
  Italy Bettino Craxi[1] Prime Minister
  Japan Yasuhiro Nakasone[1] Prime Minister
  United Kingdom Margaret Thatcher[1] Prime Minister
  United States Ronald Reagan[1] President
  European Commission Jacques Delors [7] President

Overview change

The G7 leaders agreed to work together to improve policy coordination. There was a decision to establish a meeting of finance ministers.[7]

Related pages change

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA): "Documents of Summit Meetings in the Past" (12th). Retrieved 2012-5-21. Archived 2011-03-23 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Japan Cabinet Office, State Guesthouse, Akasaka Palace Archived 2013-11-04 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-5-21.
  3. G20/G8 France 2011, What is G8? ("Previous summits" section) Archived 2012-03-19 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-5-21.
  4. G20-G8 France 2011, What is G8? ("Language" section) Archived 2012-03-19 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-5-21.
  5. US Dept. of State, G8 Frequently Asked Questions ("How does the G8 work?" section) Archived 2012-05-17 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-5-21.
  6. Rieffel, Lex. "Regional Voices in Global Governance: Looking to 2010 (Part IV)," Archived 2010-06-03 at the Wayback Machine Brookings. March 27, 2009. Retrieved 2012-2-10.
  7. 7.0 7.1 G8 Hokkaido Toyako summit "History of the Summit" (12th) Archived 2010-02-13 at the Wayback Machine; Delegation of the European Union to Japan, "EU and the G8 & G20"[permanent dead link]. Retrieved 2012-5-21.

Other websites change

  Media related to 12th G7 summit at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
11th G7 summit
12th G7 summit

Succeeded by
13th G7 summit