The 6th G7 summit was a meeting in 1980 for the leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
History[change | change source]
The Venice summit of the Group of Seven (G7) was the 6th meeting in a series which began in 1976.
This was the first G7 summit hosted by Italy.
Participants[change | change source]
|Core G7 members|
Host nation and leader are indicated in bold text.
|Canada||Pierre Trudeau ||Prime Minister|
|France||Valéry Giscard d'Estaing ||President|
|West Germany||Helmut Schmidt ||Chancellor|
|Italy||Francesco Cossiga ||Prime Minister|
|Japan||Saburo Okita ||Minister for Foreign Affairs|
|United Kingdom||Margaret Thatcher ||Prime Minister|
|United States||Jimmy Carter ||President|
|European Commission||Roy Jenkins ||President|
Overview[change | change source]
The G7 leaders agreed to work together to break the link between oil consumption and economic growth. Medium- and long-term policies were identified as important issues.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), "Documents of Summit Meetings in the Past" (6th); retrieved 2012-5-21.
- G20/G8 France 2011, What is G8? ("Previous summits" section) Archived 2012-03-19 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-5-21
- G20-G8 France 2011, What is G8? ("Language" section) Archived 2012-03-19 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-5-21.
- US Dept. of State, G8 Frequently Asked Questions ("How does the G8 work?" section); retrieved 2012-5-21.
- 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.
- G8 Hokkaido Toyako summit "History of the Summit" (6th) 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.
- Stokes, Henry Scott. "Japan's Prime Minister Ohira Dies At 70 as a Critical Election Nears; Japan's Prime Minister Dies at 70 After Heart Attack Plans for Venice Meeting," New York Times. June 12, 1980.
Other websites[change | change source]
- University of Toronto: G8 Information Centre
- Parliament.uk, Graphic shows G8 in context Archived 2014-03-26 at the Wayback Machine
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