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The Collected Documents of the Group of 77 (1995)
The Third World without Superpowers, Special Anniversary Edition


Foreword by Mohamed-Salah Dembri, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Algeria and Chairman of the Group of 77

 Preface by the Editors

 Table of Contents

 List of Abbreviations

 INTRODUCTION

         Thirty Years of Group of 77

 

CHAPTER I: THE GENESIS OF THE GROUP OF 77

 A.        Eighteenth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 11 November 1963

         1.         Joint Declaration of the Developing Countries Made at the Eighteenth Session of the General Assembly (Group of 75)

 B.         First Session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva, 15 June 1964

         1.         Joint Declaration of the Seventy-seven Developing Countries Made at the Conclusion of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development


CHAPTER II: MINISTERIAL MEETING OF THE GROUP OF 77 IN PREPARATION OF UNCTAD CONFERENCES

A.        First Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77, Algiers, 10-25 October 1967, in preparation of UNCTAD II, New Delhi, 1 February-29 March 1968

        1.         Charter of Algiers

 B.         Second Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77, Lima, 25 October-7 November 1971, in preparation of UNCTAD III, Santiago, 13 April-21 May 1972

         1.         The Declaration and Principles of the Action Programme of Lima

 C.        Third Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77, Manila, 26 January-7 February 1975, in preparation of UNCTAD IV, Nairobi, 5-31 May 1976

         1.         Manila Declaration and Programme of Action

D.        Fourth Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77, Arusha, 12-16 February 1979, in preparation of UNCTAD V, Manila, 7 May-3 June 1979

         1.         Arusha Programme for Collective Self-Reliance and Framework for Negotiations 

E.         Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77, Buenos Aires, 5-9 April 1983, in preparation of UNCTAD VI, Belgrade, 6 June-2 July 1983 

        1.         The Buenos Aires Platform

 F.         Sixth Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77, Havana, 20-25 April 1987, in preparation of UNCTAD VII, Geneva, 9 Ju1y-3 August 1987

         1.         Havana Declaration and Assessment and Proposal by the Group of 77 relating to UNCTAD VII

G.        Seventh Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77, Tehran, 19-23 November 1991, in preparation of UNCTAD VIII, Cartagena de Indias, 8-25 February 1992

         1.         The Tehran Declaration, Towards a New Partnership for Development and Substantive Platform of the Group of 77 for International Co-operation

 

CHAPTER III: THE GROUP OF 77 IN THE UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK

 A.        Sixth Special Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 9 April-2 May 1974

         1.         Declaration on the Establishment of New International Economic Order and Programme of Action on the Establishment of a New International Economic Order - Draft Resolution of the Group of 77 

B.         Twenty-ninth Regular Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 25 November-9 December 1974

        1.         Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States - Draft Resolution of the Group of 77

C.        Third Session of the ECOSOC Preparatory Committee for the Special Session of the General Assembly devoted to Development and International Economic Co-operation, New York, 18-29 August 1975

        1.         Position Paper of the Group of 77

 D.        Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77, New York, 11-14 March 1980

        1.         Communiqué

E.         Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77, New York, 21-22 August 1980 

        1.         Communiqué

 

CHAPTER IV: THE GROUP OF 77 IN THE CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC COOPERATION

A.        Group of 19 of the Group of 77, Paris, 28 April 1976

        1.         Statement

B.         Group of 19 of the Group of 77, Paris, 9 June 1976

        1.         Statement

C.        Group of 19 of the Group of 77, Paris, 17 July 1976

        1.         Statement

D.        Group of 19 of the Group of 77, Paris, 13 September 1976 

        1.         Statement

 E.         Group of 77, New York, 16 December 1976

         1.         Communiqué

 F.         Group of 19 of the Group of 77, Paris, 5 May 1977

         1.         Statement 

G.        Group of 19 of the Group of 77, Paris, 31 May 1977

        1.         Statement by Mr. Manuel Perez-Guerrero

 

CHAPTER V: ANNUAL MEETINGS OF MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE GROUP OF 77

A.        First Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 29 September 1977

        1.         Declaration

B.         Second Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 29 September 1978

        1.         Declaration

C.        Third Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 27-29 September 1979 

        1.         Declaration 

D.        Fourth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 29-30 September 1980 

        1.         Declaration 

E.         Fifth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 28-29 September 1981 

        1.          Declaration 

F.         Sixth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 6-8 October 1982

        1.         Declaration 

G.        Seventh Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 6-7 and 10 October 1983 

        1.         Declaration 

H.        Eighth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 26-28 September 1984 

        1.         Declaration 

I.          Ninth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 2-4 October 1985 

        1.         Declaration

J.          Tenth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 29 September-1 October 1986

        1.         Declaration

K.        Eleventh Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 28-30 September and 1 October 1987 

        1.         Declaration 

L.         Twelfth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 28-30 September 1988 

        1.         Declaration

M.        Thirteenth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 28 September 1989 

        1.         Declaration 

N.        Fourteenth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 3 October 1990 

        1.         Declaration 

O.        Fifteenth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, New York, 30 September 1991 

        1.         Declaration 

P.         Sixteenth Annual Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, New York, 1 October 1992 

        1.         Declaration 

Q.        Seventeenth Annual Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, New York, 5 October 1993

        1.         Declaration 

R.         Eighteenth Annual Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, New York, 30 September 1994

        1.         Declaration

 

CHAPTER VI: ECONOMIC COOPERATION AMONG DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

 A.        Conference on Economic Co-operation among Developing Countries, Mexico City, 13-22 September 1976

        1.         Decisions of the Conference 

B.         Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Group of the Group of 77 on Economic Cooperation among Developing Countries in Continuation of the Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 held in New York in March 1980, Vienna, 3-7 June 1980

        1.         Report 

C.        High-Level Conference on Economic Cooperation among Developing Countries, Caracas, 13-19 May 1981

        1.         Caracas Programme of Action 

D.        High-Level Meeting on Economic Cooperation among Developing Countries, Cairo, 18-23 August 1986

        1.         The Cairo Declaration on Economic Co-operation among Developing Countries

E.         Ministerial Meeting of the Negotiating Committee on the Establishment of a Global System of Trade Preferences Among Developing Countries, Belgrade, 11-13 April 1988

        1.         Agreement on the Global System of Trade Preferences Among Developing Countries

 

CHAPTER VII: OTHER MEETINGS OF THE GROUP OF 77

A.        First Ministerial Meeting of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs, Caracas, 6-7 April 1972

        1.         Communiqué 

B.         Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77 on the Occasion of the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Group, Caracas, 13-23 June 1989

        1.                  Caracas Declaration 

C.        Meeting of the Chairmen/Coordinators of the Chapters of the Group of 77, New York, 24 May 1994

        1.         Joint Communiqué           

D.        Special Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 on the Occasion of the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Group, New York, 24 June 1994

        1.         Ministerial Declaration and Ministerial Statement on “Agenda for Development”

 

CHAPTER VIII: AGREEMENTS OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY BASED ON INITIATIVES OF THE GROUP OF 77

A.        Resumed Fourth Session of the Special Committee on Preferences, Geneva, 21 September 1970

        1.         Agreed Conclusions of the Special Committee on Preferences 

B.         Second Part of the United Nations Conference of Plenipotentiaries on a Code of Conduct for Liner Conferences, Geneva, 11 March-6 April 1974

        1.         Convention on a Code of Conduct for Liner Conferences

C.        Sixth Special Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 1 May 1974

        1.         Declaration on the Establishment of a New International Economic Order - General Assembly Resolution 3201 (S-VI) 

D.        Sixth Special Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 1 May 1974

        1.         Programme of Action on the Establishment of a New International Economic Order - General Assembly Resolution 3202 (S-VI) 

E.         Twenty-ninth Regular Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York, 12 December 1974

        1.         Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States - General Assembly Resolution 3281 (XXIX)

 F.         Fourth Session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Nairobi, 5-31 May 1976

         1.         Integrated Programme for Commodities - Resolution 93 (IV)

 G.        Third Conference of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, New Delhi, 21 January-9 February 1980

         1.         New Delhi Declaration and Plan of Action on Industrialization of Developing Countries and International Co-operation for Their Industrial Development

H.        United Nations Conference on Restrictive Business Practices, Geneva, 22 April 1980

         1.         The Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices

 I.          United Nations Negotiating Conference on a Common Fund under the Integrated Programme for Commodities, 27 June 1980

         1.                  Agreement Establishing the Common Fund for Commodities

 ANNEX I: CHRONOLOGY OF MEETINGS

 ANNEX II: THE MEMBER STATES OF THE GROUP OF 77 (as of 30 September 1994)