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Vol. LI No. 1 2014
May 2014
The 50th Anniversary of the Group of 77 at the UN

The 50th Anniversary of the Group of 77 at the UN

Issue 1, 2014 celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the Group of 77 at the United Nations, with a focus on the negotiations leading to the 15 June 1964 signing of the "Joint Declaration of Seventy-Seven Countries", as well as the Group of 77 role as a catalyst for international development.

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Vol. LI No. 1 2014
May 2014
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As we mark half a century of engagement and achievement, let us recall the words of the Group’s first ministerial meeting, in Algiers in 1967, which still ring true today: “In a world of increasing interdependence, peace, progress and freedom are common and indivisible.

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Vol. LI No. 1 2014
May 2014
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I see the Group of 77 as a symbol of the quest for and an essential element of the democratization of international relations, of the United Nations and of the UN system.

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Vol. LI No. 1 2014
May 2014
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Since the First Ministerial meeting of the Group of 77 (G-77) held in Algeria in October 1967, and the adoption of the “Charter of Algiers”, the Group of 77 laid down the institutional mechanisms and structures that have contributed to shaping the international development agenda and changing the landscape of the global South for the past five decades.

August 2014
When it emerged in 1964, the year that André Courrèges brought forth the miniskirt, with which the G-77 is coeval, both were declarations of independence, challenges to the established order and signs that, as Bob Dylan sang the same year, the times they were a-changing.