The Group of 77 (G-77 countries) at the UN was established on June 15, 1964. Its ranks now include 134 countries.
“(T)he original name was retained due to its historical significance,” it said. It calls itself the UN’s “largest intergovernmental organization of developing countries.”
“(A)rticulating and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues within the United Nations system, and promote South-South cooperation for development.”
In early December, Congress passed “S. 2142: Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014.” Continue reading