Sumary of Atlantic Charter receives lukewarm response from UK travel trade:
- The original Atlantic Charter included landmark agreements to promote democracy, free trade and increased opportunity for all..
- The new Atlantic Charter will outline eight areas where the prime minister and president Biden resolve to work together for the benefit of humanity..
- But the charter will also recognise more recent challenges, such as dealing with the threat posed by cyber-attacks, acting urgently on climate change and to protect biodiversity and supporting the world to bring an end to, and recover from, the coronavirus pandemic..
- The 1941 Atlantic Charter was devised at sea on board the Royal Navy battleship HMS Prince of Wales and US heavy cruiser USS Augusta..
- The modern namesake of HMS Prince of Wales will sail along the coast of Cornwall providing a fitting and auspicious backdrop for the meeting….