Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist. He is one of the world’s most perceptive and original analysts of global development. He has worked in many areas including macroeconomics, reform, poverty, and sustainable development. He has published widely, including The New York Times Best Seller, 'The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time' and 'Common Wealth: Economic for a Crowded Planet.'
He has just released a new book, 'The Age of Sustainable Development', where he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice. The holistic way forward is sustainable development.
In his lecture entitled The Age of Sustainable Development in Indonesia, Prof. Jeffrey Sachs was presenting the framework including the tools, metrics, and practical pathways that are needed to achieved Sustainable Development Goals, which will succeed the Millennium Development Goals post-2015. This event which took place at CSIS Auditorium, Pakarti Centre Building 3rd Floor, on March 25, 2015 was hosted by Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Research Center for Climate Change – University of Indonesia (RCCC UI) and United Nation Sustainable Development Solution Network (UN SDSN) Indonesia.