Cuba calls G-77 + China Summit in Havana.

Havana, June 14, 2023.- The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, in his capacity as President Pro Tempore of the G-77 + China Group, convened a Summit of Heads of State and Government under the theme "Current Development Challenges: Role of Science, Technology and Innovation", on 15 and 16 September 2023, in Havana.

The Cuban leader, in his call to the meeting, considered it a paradox that "science, technology, and innovation were at the forefront of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, while its benefits were unattainable for the most needy".

Changing this scenario, he stressed, requires building a fairer relationship and a truly democratic and inclusive order that privileges international solidarity and cooperation.

"The members of the Group of 77 and China, who together represent 80% of the world's population and more than two thirds of the membership of the United Nations, are urged to do just that," he added. Full text:



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