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The 19th G7 summit was a meeting in 1993 for the leaders of Canada, the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The Tokyo summit of the Group of Seven (G7) was the 19th meeting in a series which began in 1976.
Two previous G7 summit was hosted by Japan at Tokyo (1979 and 1986).
The G8 and the summit are part of a consultation process. The G8 is not an international organization. It is an informal group.
|Core G7 members
Host nation and leader are indicated in bold text.
|Canada||Kim Campbell||Prime Minister|
|Italy||Carlo Azeglio Ciampi||Prime Minister|
|Japan||Miyazawa Kiichi||Prime Minister|
|United Kingdom||John Major||Prime Minister|
|United States||Bill Clinton||President|
|European Commission||Henning Christophersen||Vice President|
|European Council||Jean-Luc Dehaene||President|
This was the first international summit for Prime Minister Campbell and for President Clinton.
The G7 leaders agreed to work on common strategies for global economic growth; and they discussed
- Strengthening the UN
- Regional problems
- Strengthening efforts related to nuclear nonproliferation
The group of leaders called for an "international agreement" to "protect forests." There is little evidence of follow-up.
- University of Toronto: G8 Information Centre
- Parliament.uk, Graphic shows G8 in context
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