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G77

abbreviation for
Group of Seventy-Seven
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The issue that riles the G-77 is the veto which, many feel, has become a tool for the UNSC members to assert the narrow self-interests of an individual permanent member rather than stop conflict and suffering, and contribute to the betterment of mankind.
The Iranian ambassador reiterated that foreign ministers of the G-77 overtly supported the Joint Comprehensive Plan of action (JCPOA), also referred to as the Iran deal.
Kathryn Hochstetler, "The G-77, BASIC, and Global Climate Governance: A New Era in Multilateral Environmental Negotiations," Revista Brasileira de Relaqoes Internacionais 55 (2012): 53-69, at 64-65.
Hammered out in previous meetings, the G-77 document sets forth ambitious new commitments to reduce poverty and inequality, foster sustainable development, protect sovereignty over natural resources and promote fair trade and technology transfers.
The G-77 [a loose coalition of developing nations] is a key voting bloc," Kailas explained, because of its size and diversity.
The G-77 can make or break negotiations on contentious issues.
In the current global situation, groups like the G-77 and NAM can play a constructive role in global equations," Rouhani said in a Tuesday meeting with Fijian Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama on the sidelines of the 68th annual session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
The authors suggest three strategies for the South: form sympathetic inter-governmental coalitions (such as the G-22, G-33, G-77, and G-90); ally with non-state actors (international non-governmental organisations, civil society); and shape international norms to favour the weak by encouraging new norms and forming a new consensus (or new 'epistemic communities').
Unlike India, China has a stronger footing in G-77 grouping as it provides aid to a large number of poorer African nations.
Representatives from the European Union, G-77, South Africa, least developed countries and civil societies expressed their happiness over the adoption of the resolutions and at the same time their solidarity and commitment towards realising its goals.
It also hosted the 2nd Summit Conference of the G-77 plus China, which was held in 2005.