Group of Seventy Seven

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Group of Seventy Seven

(G77), international organization, established in 1967 to promote economic cooperation and greater influence in world affairs among developing countries. Originally consisting of 77 countries, in 1998 the organization had 133 member nations, primarily in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The G77 has been a strong voice for an increased Third-WorldThird World,
the technologically less advanced, or developing, nations of Asia, Africa, and Latin America, generally characterized as poor, having economies distorted by their dependence on the export of primary products to the developed countries in return for finished products.
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 presence on the United Nations Security Council.
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Speaking earlier, concern members of the Group of 77 outlined a number of challenges being experienced under the past leadership of the institution.
HE Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi said that while Qatar faces arbitrary measures against the unity of its people and their cohesion with the leadership of the State and because of its distinguished position on the international scene, the support of the majority of the international community for its position and its extensive regional-international partnerships aimed at confronting the collective challenges, these measures undermine the efforts of the Group of 77 and China to strengthen the unity of the Group and the cooperation among its countries.
The meeting also elected South Africa to chair the Group of 77 and China for 2015.
Bolivia, (SANA) Syria is taking part in the Group of 77 plus China summit in Bolivia which kicked off activities on Saturday, with participating countries calling for a more fair new world economic order.
Sohar: The Department of Heritage and Culture in the North Al Batinah Governorate will host the Mobile Exhibition of the Group of 77 and China today.
Sohar, Nov 12 (ONA) The Department of Heritage and Culture in the North Al Batinah Governorate will host tomorrow (Wednesday) the Mobile Exhibition of the Group of 77 and China.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday stressed the importance of the participation of the bloc of developing countries known as the Group of 77 (G-77) and China in shaping the global development agenda beyond 2015.
A group of 77 Salvadoran companies from different sectors are exploring markets in Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Chile, reports Elsalvador.
Makram Qaisi was selected for the position by acclamation after his nomination by the Group of 77 and China, according to the Foreign Ministry.
Ramallah - PNN - Former president Luiz InEicio Lula da Silva is Brazil's special envoy to negotiate the official recognition of Palestine at UN within the developing and emerging countries of the Group of 77.
The follow-up of commitments to Africa's development, as well as the setting up of an efficient evaluation system are of paramount importance to Morocco, said Mohamed Loulichki, Morocco's permanent representative to the UN, at the meeting of the Group of 77.
Algeria represents the developing countries in Africa, while Argentina is the current Chair of the Group of 77 and China.