Briefing Paper

North-South: Issues : the Cancun Summit and other 1981 Negotiations

“The troublesome question of North –South negotiations has been the focus for much attention and speculation in the recent past. Much of this was the direct result of the meeting between representatives of the developed (North) and the developing (South) nations held in Cancun, Mexico on October 22nd and 23rd. This briefing deals with:
1. The Cancun Summit: Build-up, the meeting and Prospects; and
2. Tabulates major 1981 Economic Meetings held up to early July.”