the 40th Anniversary of Group of 77
The Vienna Chapter of the Group of 77 celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Group of 77 on Tuesday, 15 June 2004, from 1-3 p.m. at the Rotunda Vienna International Centre. The celebration was marked by an opening address by the Chairperson of the G-77 Vienna Chapter and an address by guest speaker Mr. Mohamed ElBaradei, Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), followed by a cultural programme comprising dances and cultural performances from: Algeria, Bolivia, China, Cuba, India, Indonesia, Lebanon, Philippines and Zimbabwe Specialities will be served from: Algeria, Brazil, China, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, Islamic Republic of Iran, Malaysia, Morocco, Pakistan, Thailand, Venezuela and many other countries. For more information on the celebrations, please visit the web page of the Vienna Chapter.
The Rome Chapter of the Group of 77 marked the 40th Anniversary of the G-77 by offering a cocktail on 16 June 2004, in FAO premises to all G-77 Ambassadors/Representatives, all Chairs of different Regional Groups and Senior staff of all UN Organizations based in Rome.
His Excellency Mr. Moody Awori, Vice President of the Republic of Kenya graced the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Group of 77 held on Thursday, 17 June 2004 in Nairobi. His Excellency the Vice President was accompanied at the event by a cabinet Minister and deputy Minister as well as high-level officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For more information on the celebrations, please visit the web page of the Nairobi Chapter.