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Governments should insist on following WTO rules and the US should not blame its domestic income gap on other countries, according to Jeffrey Sachs, a Columbia professor, economist, and special adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General.

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“Human Security has been a very important, central concept that guides Japan’s development cooperation over the past two decades. It is the right of people to live with freedom and dignity; free from poverty and despair,” says Prof. Akihiko Tanaka, President of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and former President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

In this video, Prof. Tanaka is joined by University Professor Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University to discuss Japan’s development cooperation efforts by working side by side with local communities to achieve sustainable development.

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Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, presents on Children First, at Ending Violence Against Children: Developing A Roadmap To A Healthy Childhood and Adolescence.

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On the occasion of the Progressive Society launch event on March 8, Jeffrey Sachs shared a strong and positive message. He is Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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In his IST Science and Society Lecture, Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Economics at Columbia University and Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, talked about the global growth of both economy and population hitting the limits of the resources available on earth. He also spoke about the dominance of the western economy coming to an end, about climate targets, potential conflicts, and possible solutions. His special focus was on the importance of education and the role that universities and research institutes can and will have to play in solving global problems.

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