Jeffrey Sachs Highlights from Athens Democracy Forum
TRANSCEND VIDEOS, 30 Jan 2023
Jeffrey Sachs | Bryan Van Norden – TRANSCEND Media Service
Some highlights from Jeffrey Sachs’s comments at the 2022 Athens Democracy Forum session on “A Decade of Democracy: China and Russia.” Prof. Sachs is Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University. The event was recorded on 29 Sep 2022 in the Zappeion Megaron in Athens, Greece.
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University, is Director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. He has served as Special Adviser to three UN Secretaries-General [Kofi Annan (2001-7), Ban Ki-moon (2008-16), and António Guterres (2017-18)]. His books include The End of Poverty, Common Wealth, The Age of Sustainable Development, Building the New American Economy, and most recently, A New Foreign Policy: Beyond American Exceptionalism. Sachs was also an advisor to the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, as well as to the first president of the Russian Federation, Boris Yeltsin.
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