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The end of poverty: economic possibilities for our time

The end of poverty: economic possibilities for our time Biosketch 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 also Special Advisor to UN Secretary‐General Ban Ki‐moon. From 2002 to 2006, he was Director of the UN Millennium Project and Special Advisor to UN Secretary‐General Kofi Annan on the Millennium Development Goals, the internationally agreed goals to reduce extreme poverty, disease and hunger by the year 2015. Sachs is also President and Co‐Founder of Millennium Promise Alliance, a non‐profit organization aimed at ending extreme global poverty. He is widely considered to be the leading international economic advisor of his generation. For more than 20 years Professor Sachs has been in the forefront of the challenges of economic development, poverty alleviation and enlightened globalization, promoting policies to help all parts of the world to benefit from expanding economic opportunities and wellbeing. He is also one of the leading voices for combining economic development with environmental sustainability, and as Director of the Earth Institute leads large‐scale efforts to promote the mitigation of human‐induced climate change. In 2004 and 2005, he was named among the 100 most influential leaders in the world http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Dental Education Wiley

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
© 2008 The Author
ISSN
1396-5883
eISSN
1600-0579
DOI
10.1111/j.1600-0579.2007.00476.x
pmid
18289264
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Abstract

Biosketch 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 also Special Advisor to UN Secretary‐General Ban Ki‐moon. From 2002 to 2006, he was Director of the UN Millennium Project and Special Advisor to UN Secretary‐General Kofi Annan on the Millennium Development Goals, the internationally agreed goals to reduce extreme poverty, disease and hunger by the year 2015. Sachs is also President and Co‐Founder of Millennium Promise Alliance, a non‐profit organization aimed at ending extreme global poverty. He is widely considered to be the leading international economic advisor of his generation. For more than 20 years Professor Sachs has been in the forefront of the challenges of economic development, poverty alleviation and enlightened globalization, promoting policies to help all parts of the world to benefit from expanding economic opportunities and wellbeing. He is also one of the leading voices for combining economic development with environmental sustainability, and as Director of the Earth Institute leads large‐scale efforts to promote the mitigation of human‐induced climate change. In 2004 and 2005, he was named among the 100 most influential leaders in the world

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European Journal of Dental EducationWiley

Published: Feb 1, 2008

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