AT THE British-North American Committee's first meeting in New York City in December 1969, the following statement of its aims was authorized:
The British-North American Committee has been established to study and comment upon the developing relationships between Britain, the United States, and Canada. It seeks to promote clearer understanding of the economic opportunities and problems facing the three countries, to explore areas of cooperation and possible friction, and to discover constructive responses. It believes that sound relations between these three countries in the context of an increasingly interrelated world are essential to future prosperity and seeks to promote better understanding through the collection of facts and their widespread dissemination.
During the 30 years since then, the British-North American Committee (BNAC) has broadly maintained these aims and has sponsored a series of some 48 objective studies undertaken by qualified experts in the three countries and published with the com