Feb 18, 2017
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
|Where||Little Hall, Sidgwick site, University of Cambridge|
|Contact Name||Amir Lebdioui|
|Contact Phone||01223 (7)64055|
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CAMSED is pleased to invite you to an event with Professor Jeffrey Sachs.
Professor Sachs will discuss the challenges for the world economy in the face of the Brexit and the outcome of US elections. Do they herald a fundamental change of the development policy? What can we expect?
The format of the event will be a 45 minute presentation followed by an hour long Q&A session. It will be a great chance to ask him questions about any burning topics.
Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 100 countries. He is the co-recipient of the 2015 Blue Planet Prize, the leading global prize for environmental leadership. He has twice been named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders. He was called by the New York Times, “probably the most important economist in the world,” and by Time Magazine “the world’s best known economist.” A recent survey by The Economist Magazine ranked Professor Sachs as among the world’s three most influential living economists of the past decade.
Professor Sachs served as the Director of the Earth Institute from 2002 to 2016. He was appointed University Professor at Columbia University in 2016, and also serves as Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. He is Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Sustainable Development Goals, and previously advised both UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the Millennium Development Goals. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenburg, Austria. Sachs is currently Director of both the Center for Sustainable Development, and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network under the auspices of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
All are welcome!
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