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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Following my presentation on how to innovate the Department of Community Safety at bosberaad today, Cabinet have accepted my proposal to establish an inter-ministerial collaboration to facilitate intelligence gathering and sharing, and subsequently the establishment of social programmes within gang-ravaged communities.
In the '80s in South Africa, this sort of thing was usually a part of a bosberaad, or a meeting in a remote venue to break a political impasse --bos (bush) and beraad (council) including men like President Botha, Foreign Minister Pik Botha, and Law and Order Minister Adriaan Vlok.
(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.