More than 100 countries will participate in the G77 Summit in Havana

More than 100 countries will participate in the G77 Summit in Havana

HAVANA, Sept. 13  More than a hundred delegations will participate in the G77 and China Summit to be held in this capital on September 15 and 16, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez confirmed today.The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the host country specified that this assistance includes dozens of heads of State and Government, as well as leaders of international organizations and organizations, including the Secretary General of the UN, António Guterres.

Rodríguez added that more than 90 member states have already signed up for the list of speakers for the event that will take place at Havana’s Convention Palace, which is a demonstration of the interest aroused by this summit, focused on current development challenges: Paper of science, technology, and innovation.

This central issue, he noted, is of great relevance for the 134 members of the G77 and China, and will foster a high-level, substantial debate, with forceful pronouncements on the most pressing political and economic issues for developing nations in the midst of the crisis. systemic international crisis.

The summit seeks to debate the main challenges and core issues of the southern nations, highlighted the Minister of Foreign Affairs, who anticipated a widely participatory event, with the attendance of high-level delegations who will be received with the greatest hospitality by the people of the island.

In that sense, he highlighted that the Cubans will welcome the visitors with their proverbial affection and a great level of information on the issues of the international situation, while they will follow the event minute by minute through the media and social networks.

He noted that the organization of this event required a great effort due to the difficult conditions of the Cuban economy as a result of the intensification of the blockade imposed by the United States more than 60 years ago, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and other impacts of the global economic and social crisis.

Last January Cuba assumed the pro tempore presidency of the G77 and China, which represents 80 percent of the world’s population and more than two-thirds of the members of the United Nations, and since then the island has developed an intense agenda to carry out practice the vision defended by the group.