Opening Ceremony of the Forty-Fifth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77
The Group of 77 is the largest intergovernmental organization of developing countries in the United Nations, which provides the means for the countries of the South to articulate 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.
The forty-fifth Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of 77 will take place in New York (virtual).
1- Adoption of the meeting and adoption of the agenda (agenda item 1)
Opening statement by H.E. Dr. Morissanda Kouyaté, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, African Integration and Guineans Living Abroad of the Republic of Guinea, on behalf of the Chair country of the Group of 77 for the year 2021.
Statements by:- Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly. - Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
2- Election of the Chair country of the Group of 77 for the year 2022 (agenda item 2)- Statement by H.E. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, on behalf of the Chair country of the Group of 77 for the year 2022.