G-7/G-8

Mourlon-Druol, E. (2018) G-7/G-8. In: Martel, G. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Diplomacy. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ISBN 9781118887912 (doi:10.1002/9781118885154.dipl0541)

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Abstract

The G‐7 meeting, started in 1975 in Rambouillet, is a yearly summit gathering the heads of state or government of France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, enlarged in 1976 to Canada, and in 1998 to Russia (suspended in 2014 following the annexation of Crimea). The G‐7 is a critical part of what is termed “global economic governance.” The G‐7 emerged in reaction to the transformations of the 1970s, and in particular the need to involve heads of state and government in international discussions, and survived until the present day in spite of various criticisms against its role and influence.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mourlon-Druol, Professor Emmanuel
Authors: Mourlon-Druol, E.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Management
Journal Name:The Encyclopedia of Diplomacy
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
ISBN:9781118887912

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