1991 Economic Summit

Mr. Burney defined the term “sherpa” and described the importance of the sherpas as liaisons to the heads of… read more

Mr. Burney defined the term “sherpa” and described the importance of the sherpas as liaisons to the heads of state. Mr. Burney, the sherpa from Canada for the 1991 summit in London, outlined the agenda of the leaders during the three-day summit. He mentioned that of equal importance to the time spent in meetings was the quality of the discussion and negotiations that were conducted throughout the three days. Mr. Burney concluded by mentioning the procedure followed at the meetings and the organizational role played by the sherpas to plan the 1992 summit in Germany. close

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1991 Economic Summit

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19612-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 16, 1991

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  • Jul 16, 1991 | 4:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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