Journal of the Group of 77
Volume 19/1 (2007) (Spring Edition)

UNITED NATIONS, (G77/IPS) — Speaking at the handover ceremony of the chairmanship of the Group of 77, Pakistan’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar said it was his great personal privilege to accept on behalf of Pakistan, the Chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China for the year 2007.

UNITED NATIONS, (G77/IPS) — Addressing a meeting of the Group of 77, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the idea of “development for all” has moved from mere rhetorical claim to a truly realizable aim.

UNITED NATIONS, (G77/IPS) - The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and the Group of 77 (G77), the two largest political and economic groups of developing nations, have expressed reservations on a proposed plan to restructure the U.N.’s operational activities for social and economic development.

UNITED NATIONS, (G77/IPS) — Ambassador Munir Akram of Pakistan, the chairman of the Group of 77 and China, said there are three areas of importance for developing countries this year.


UNITED NATIONS, (G77/IPS)— The Group of 77 has warned that all environmental issues, including climate change, should be kept out of the agenda of the U.N. Security Council.

UNITED NATIONS (G77/IPS) — Ambassador Munir Akram of Pakistan, chairman of the Group of 77 and China, has made a strong case for strengthening South-South cooperation, which he points out, is becoming increasingly important to developing nations.

UNITED NATIONS, (G77/IPS) — A resolution initiated by the Group of 77 at a meeting of the High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation calls for the convening in 2008 of a U.N. conference on South-South Cooperation.

UNITED NATIONS, (G77/IPS) — Qatar, a former chairman of the G77, has offered to host the first follow-up conference to review the implementation of the outcome of the 2002 International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) which was held in Monterrey, Mexico.