Jeffrey D. Sachs Talks about the Environment and the Global Economic System
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The last date listed for Jeffrey D. Sachs - Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University was Wednesday April 9, 2008 / Noon.
Named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential leaders in the world, Dr. Jeffrey Sachs has been a leading voice for economic development, environmental sustainability, and poverty alleviation. He currently serves as a Special Advisor to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and was the Director of the UN Millennium Project and Special Advisor to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
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