Sachs Discusses Post-2015 Development Agenda

Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and a U.N. adviser, discusses the Sustainable Development Goals in several news outlets.

The Hindu: “Sustainable, green development and gender equality are leading challenges for India”
“India faces the challenge of achieving gender equality, urban sustainability and improving public health, while it builds infrastructure for its fast-growing urban population, said renowned economist Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. Dr. Sachs was at the Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) University here on Sunday for the launch of Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), an initiative by the United Nations’ South Asia Regional Network…” (Yadav, 7/7).

SciDev.Net: Q&A: Jeffrey Sachs on why the SDGs are big on science
“…Jeffrey Sachs, director of the U.N. initiative Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the U.N. secretary-general’s special adviser on the MDGs, tells SciDev.Net why he thinks the SDGs can end poverty, that they are science-based, and what scientists can do to engage with the process…” (Sharma, 7/4).