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RESCHEDULED – THURS Forum: The Pathway to a Negotiated Peace in Ukraine
October 6, 2022 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
This event has been RESCHEDULED to
Thurs. Oct. 6 @ 11 AM EDT
Our speaker, Professor Jeffrey Sachs, will address the war in Ukraine’s impact on climate change and global food security, and will outline the pathway to a negotiated peace in Ukraine.
There will be time for Q&A following his remarks.
Note: If you have already registered for the event, you do not need to re-register. We will resend the Zoom link to all registrants closer to the event.
Our speaker, Professor Jeffrey Sachs, will address the war in Ukraine’s impact on climate change and global food security and will outline the pathway to a negotiated peace in Ukraine.
He is a world-renowned economics professor, bestselling author, innovative educator, and global leader in sustainable development.
He is widely recognized for bold and effective strategies to address complex challenges including the escape from extreme poverty, the global battle against human-induced climate change, international debt and financial crises, national economic reforms, and the control of pandemic and epidemic diseases.
Sachs serves as the Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, where he holds the rank of University Professor. Sachs held the position of Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University from 2002 to 2016. He is President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Chair of the Lancet COVID-19 Commission, Co-Chair of the UN Council of Engineers for the Energy Transition, Commissioner of the UN Broadband Commission for Development, Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Honorary Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Development at Sunway University, academician of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences at the Vatican, and an SDG Advocate for UN Secretary-General António Guterres. From 2001-18, Sachs served as Special Advisor to UN Secretaries-General Kofi Annan (2001-7), Ban Ki-moon (2008-16), and António Guterres (2017-18).
Sachs has authored and edited numerous books, including three New York Times bestsellers: The End of Poverty (2005), Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet (2008), and The Price of Civilization (2011). Sachs was the co-recipient of the 2015 Blue Planet Prize, the leading global prize for environmental leadership. Read full bio here.
When: Thursday, October 6, at 11:00 am (NOTE THE TIME!!)
Note:If you have already registered for the event, you do not need to re-register. We will resend the Zoom link to all registrants closer to the event.
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