A coalition of developing countries originally formed within the United Nations at an UNCTAD conference. Now has 133 members.
Group of 77 (and China). Main negotiating group of developing countries within the UN system. Despite its name, it represents more than 130 countries.
Group established in 1964 by 77 developing countries to promote the collective economic interests of its members and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on major economic issues.
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was established on 15 June 1964 by the 77 developing countries signatories of the "Joint Declaration of the Seventy-Seven Countries" issued at the end of the first session of the UN Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva. While the membership of the G77 has since increased to 133 countries, the original name is kept for historic significance. The G77 is the largest developing country coalition in the UN and provides the means for developing countries to articulate and promote matters of collective economic interest.
Group of 77 (the original group of the so-called non-aligned states)