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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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China has done well in slowing its carbon emissions growth and its actions could be an example for countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects, Professor Nicholas Stern, the British economist and advocate for combating climate change, has said. Echoing this hope that the BRI could be an opportunity for mitigating climate [...]

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In a ballot of MEPs on Tuesday, he received 86 votes compared with 61 for Belgian deputy Kathleen Van Brempt. In a statement, Bullmann said he was “honoured to win the trust” of his group, while European Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said he hoped his election would pave the way for the group to “build its [...]

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Activists call customers to steal in supermarkets. US economist Jeffrey Sachs explains whether the peasants benefit in developing countries.  Read the full article here.

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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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Click Here – “Meeting the Challenges of a Changing World”

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