The 1996 Bilderberg Meeting was the 44th Bilderberg. It had participants from Europe, the United States and Canada. It was held in Toronto, Canada. The 115 guests included 36 business executives, 34 politicians, 5 financiers, 12 editors/journalists and 7 academics. The next meeting was the 1997 Bilderberg.
- 1 Agenda
- 1.1 1. Status Report on the Alliance
- 1.2 2. Former Yugoslavia
- 1.3 3. Russia: Political Forces and Economic Prospects
- 1.4 4. Europe: the Politics of EU Enlargement
- 1.5 5. Has Europe's Economy Run out of Steam?
- 1.6 6. Will the Enlarged Union Survive EMU's Success or Failure?
- 1.7 7. The US Agenda
- 1.8 8. The Israeli Election
- 1.9 9. How and How Much can the Western World Grow Economically?
- 1.10 10. WTO and World Bank: Briefing
- 1.11 11. Where is China Going?
- 2 Participants
- 3 Witnesses
- 4 References
The 1996 Bilderberg Agenda has not been leaked, but the website at Bilderberg Meetings has posted an agenda.
1. Status Report on the Alliance
2. Former Yugoslavia
3. Russia: Political Forces and Economic Prospects
4. Europe: the Politics of EU Enlargement
5. Has Europe's Economy Run out of Steam?
6. Will the Enlarged Union Survive EMU's Success or Failure?
7. The US Agenda
8. The Israeli Election
9. How and How Much can the Western World Grow Economically?
10. WTO and World Bank: Briefing
11. Where is China Going?
|Gianni Agnelli||Italian industrialist, 37 Bilderbergs|
|Martti Ahtisaari||10th President of Finland, UN Commissioner for Namibia, 3 Bilderbergs|
|Paul Allaire||Bilderberg Steering Committee member and board of the Council on Foreign Relations who headed Rank Xerox|
|Otto Wolff von Amerongen||Bilderberg Advisory Committee member, deep politician|
|Dwayne Andreas||Large political donor to both major US parties.|
|Beatrix Armgard||Former Dutch Queen. Survived 2009 Queen's Day Attack. In 1962 became the first woman to attend a Bilderberg meeting. Kicked a very heavy Bilderberg habit in 2015.|
|Timothy J. Garton Ash||UK historian, Ditchley Governor with other connections. Presented a paper to the 1989 Bilderberg. Subsequently attended two more, over a span of 30 years.|
|Lloyd Axworthy||Attended the 1996 Bilderberg as Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs|
|Francisco Pinto Balsemão||>30 Bilderbergs, Bilderberg Steering committee, Prime Minister of Portugal|
|Percy Barnevik||Bilderberg Steering committee|
|Lloyd Bentsen||5 time Bilderberger US Treasury Secretary|
|Franco Bernabè||Italian banker and manager, Steering Committee of the Bilderberg|
|Christoph Bertram||German journalist with a heavy Bilderberg habit|
|Selahattin Beyazit||One of the biggest industrialists in Turkey and member of the Bilderberg Steering committee.|
|Carl Bildt||Swedish deep politician and serial Bilderberger|
|Conrad Black||Fraudulent Bilderberg steering committee member|
|Frits Bolkestein||Quad Bilderberger Dutch Defence minister, mentor of Geert Wilders|
|Pieter Bottelier||Dutch banker who attended the 1996 Bilderberg|
|John Bryan||US businessman|
|William F. Buckley||Bilderberg TV speaker, friend of Alistair Horne|
|Peter Carrington||UK Deep politician. Bilderberg chairman. President of the Pilgrims Society. Secretary General of NATO. Chairman of the UK Conservative Party. Busy guy.|
|Ulrich Cartellieri||German banker and arms company executive. Attended 3 Bilderbergs in the 1990s.|
|Jean Chrétien||Prime minister of Canada 1993-2003, Bilderbergs in 1982 and 1996|
|Bertrand Collomb||Connected French businessman. 13 Bilderbergs.|
|Jon Corzine||6 times Bilderberger financier|
|Flavio Cotti||Swiss politician who attended 4 Bilderbergs in the 1990s|
|Kenneth Dam||Economist acting US Secretary of State with a heavy Bilderberg habit|
|George David||Greek Cypriot entrepreneur, Bilderberg Steering committee.|
|Étienne Davignon||Belgian deep politician, EU commissioner, Bilderberg chairman, Egmont Institute president|
|Fredrik Eaton||Attended 3 Bilderbergs around when he was Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.|
|Uffe Ellemann-Jensen||Started more offensive military/soft power posture as Danish Foreign Minister. 8 Bilderbergs, candidate for NATO General-Secretary.|
|Gazi Ercel||Turkish central banker and 4 times Bilderberger|
|Martin Feldstein||US economist, Trilateral Commission, heavy Bilderberg habit towards the end of his life.|
|Stanley Fischer||Israeli/US central banker and poly-Bilderberger|
|Al Flood||Canadian banker|
|Charles Freeman||Long time president of the Middle East Policy Council. Close relations to Saudi Arabia and Iran. Le Cercle, Bilderberg|
|Paul Gigot||US journalist. 6 Bilderbergs|
|Allan Gotlieb||Quad Bilderberger Canadian diplomat|
|Anthony Griffin||Worked for S.G. Warburg. A member of the Bilderberg Advisory Committee for 32 years.|
|Emre Gönensay||Technocrat who privatized the Turkish economy, then Turkish Foreign Minister.|
|Victor Halberstadt||A professor of economics, with a minimal Wikipedia page, who has attended all Bilderberg meetings since 1975.|
|Michael Harris||Investigative journalist who attended the 1996 Bilderberg conference. Cancelled from corporate media after criticizing Israel.|
|Helmut Haussmann||Quad Bilderberger German politician|
|Richard Holbrooke||Bilderberg/Steering committee, deep state operative|
|Jan Huyghebaert||Belgian businessman, 11 Bilderbergs|
|Westye Höegh||President of the Norwegian Shipowners' Association, Bilderberg Steering committee|
|Jaakko Iloniemi||Bilderberg Steering committee, Finnish Ambassador to the US|
|Peter Job||CEO of Reuters, which supplies the majority of the world's news. Pioneered UK high executive bonuses.|
|Vernon Jordan||Close friend of Bill Clinton. A member of the Bilderberg Steering committee who attended 34 Bilderberg meetings.|
|Lionel Jospin||Bilderberg 1996. French PM 1997-2002|
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|Willem-Alexander Ferdinand||Dutch royalty. Bilderberg|
|Philippe Maria||Belgian royalty, regular Bilderberg|
|John Micklethwait||Editor of The Economist for 9 years then Bloomberg News|
|Alice Victor||CFR. Executive assistant of Rockefeller Financial Services who attended the Bilderbergs from 1991 to 1996.|