Bolivia will address climate change in G77 + China

The Permanent Representative of Bolivia to the United Nations (UN), Sacha Llorenti confirmed that the country will take the presidency in January of the G77 + China, which brings together 133 developing countries.

She announced that the agenda of the G77 + China in 2014 will focus on climate change and sustainable development. Also explained that Bolivia also preside the preparatory meetings on climate change.

“The goal of sustainable development is another important issue that will be a continuation of the millennium development goals,” said Bolivia’s ambassador to the UN.

Llorenti said that Bolivia has met several goals of the millennium agenda in terms of poverty reduction and water. “That will be another key debate because the millennium development goals in addition to the new global development agenda will be debated in 2015,” she said.

The G77 + China was formed in 1974 with the aim of bringing together developing countries to unite and establish policies for trading on common issues and establish trade and development policies.

Sacha Llorenti is in the country to organize the takeover of the Presidency of the G77 + China in January.

She stated that the 133 countries resolved to choose Bolivia as representative by the signs of change that has occurred in the international arena.

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