The Age of Sustainable Development
This month, Jeffrey D. Sachs joins the long list of Henry George Distinguished Speakers to grace the Schimmel stage.
On Thursday, November 21, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Jeffrey D. Sachs will come to Pace as part of the 13th Annual Henry George Symposium to address The Age of Sustainable Development from an economist’s perspective.
American economist 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 Special Adviser to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Millennium Development Goals, having held the same position under former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. He is also the Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and the Co-Founder and Chief Strategist of Millennium Promise Alliance in addition to being director of the Millennium Villages Project. He has authored three New York Times bestsellers in the last seven years.
Past Henry George symposia have drawn such distinguished–and controversial–economists as Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics and Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia University; William J. Baumol, noted Professor of Economics at New York University and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University; Robert Engle, Nobel Laureate in Economics and professor in the Management of Financial Services at NYU; and most recent Nobel Laureate of Economics Yale professor Robert Shiller.
For more information, please contact Lubin Professor Eric Kessler at email@example.com.
On Friday, October 28, InsideTrack with Stephen J. Friedman returns with special guest and cybersecurity expert and former Inspector General for the National Security Agency Joel F. Brenner.
Save the Date: InsideTrack
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences Professor and Model UN Adviser Matthew Bolton, PhD, draws on his years of experience traveling around the world to research the humanitarian impact of weapons and engage in advocacy on the Arms Trade Treaty.
Research: The Arms Trade Treaty
Homecoming 2016 culminates with the Faces of Pace Celebration in Pleasantville and the Leaders and Legends Dinner in New York City. Join your fellow Setters this October for a party to beat the band.
Party On, Setters