bosberaad

bosberaad

(ˈbɒsbəˌrɑːd)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) South African a meeting in an isolated venue to break a political deadlock
[C20: Afrikaans, from bos bush + beraad council]
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The very concept of the independent homelands was said to have come from bosberaad and it was at such retreats that men like Dr Piet Koornhoff, the Minister of Cooperation and
77) In a Cabinet bosberaad on July 23 and 24, 1992, the National Party and government leadership found itself caught between the urgency of restarting the negotiation process and increasing international concern and criticism of the government.
While bilateral bosberaads (secret, retreats) between the negotiating parties seemed consistent with an analysis of the process as elite-paeting constrained by structural limits imposed by the local balance of power (4) and international imperatives, the record of the multi-party negotiations and the public debate reveals a process of deliberation and persuasion in negotiations over the 1993 Constitution.