Saturday, October 25, 2014

Meglamaniac World Domination and Control: Jeffrey Sachs keynote at 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice

Published on Oct 17, 2014
On September 17-18, 2014, hundreds of development practitioners, researchers, students from all over the world gathered to present and discuss their research on evidence-based solutions for the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. The event was held by the Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice Programs (MDP) in collaboration with the SDSN and included keynotes from Frannie Leautier, Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Mkoba Private Equity Fund; Jeffrey Sachs, Director of SDSN and Earth Institute; and Erik Solheim, Head of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Learn more about the conference at!

Jeffrey D. Sachs is the Director of The Earth Institute, 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 Millennium Development Goals, having held the same position under former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. He is Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

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