Statements of Support

“I write to you… to nominate Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs for the position of President of the World Bank… It is my great pleasure to support Professor Sachs, given his long-standing leadership for the Millennium Development Goals, the fight against poverty and for the economic development of Africa. Professor Sachs is very well suited to [...]

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“The Costa Rican Government would highly appreciate the valuable support to nominate Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs for the Presidency of the World Bank. We believe that Professor Sachs can provide unique leadership at the World Bank at a time of enormous challenges and opportunities for global development, based on his proven thirty years of leadership [...]

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“I am writing… to nominate Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs for the Presidency of the World Bank… We acknowledge Professor Sachs´ leading advisory to two Secretaries General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan and Ban Ki-Moon, on the Millennium Development Goals.  In this context, we have seen how he has led teams of hundreds of development [...]

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“I am writing… to nominate Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs for the Presidency of the World Bank…. Professor Sachs has worked closely with the government of Ghana for many years to support our development efforts. In 2012 he was appointed Special Advisor on Economic Development and Transformation to President Mills. In this capacity, he advises on [...]

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“On behalf of the Government of Chile, I am writing to nominate Professor Jeffrey David Sachs to the position of President of the World Bank. Professor Sachs is a world renowned expert of development, one of the leading voices in the fight against poverty throughout the world and a leader on the Millennium Development Goals. [...]

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“I am writing… to nominate Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs for the Presidency of the World Bank… He knows Guatemala as he visited the land between 2005-2006 with the purpose of knowing the initiatives of the government directed to the achievement of the Millennium Goals at the moment and the development of the country; all this [...]

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“I wish to add my voice to those of leaders around the world in strong support of the candidacy of Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs for President of the World Bank. Widely recognized as one of the world’s leading economists and an expert in international development, Prof. Sachs’ extensive experience and unwavering commitment to reducing poverty [...]

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“The Royal Government of Bhutan… [has] the pleasure to nominate Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institution at Columbia University… he has all the right qualifications for the job. He is one who has vision, the knowledge, love for humanity and above all the zeal to motivate people. As the President of the [...]

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“Professor Sachs, you have my full support! I as an individual can give you public support for your dedication to fighting poverty , an issue close to my heart!… I WISH YOU COURAGE  AND SUCCESS!” –Nahas Angula, Prime Minister , Namibia

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“On behalf of the Government of Kenya and that of myself, it is my esteemed pleasure, honour and privilege to nominate Professor Jeffrey David Sachs for appointment to the position of President of the World Bank. Professor Sachs is one of the world’s leading global economic development experts who has advanced innovative solutions on poverty [...]

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