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One of the world's leading experts in aid and economic and sustainable development, Professor Jeffrey Sachs, gave a free public lecture at the University of Sydney on Tuesday, 15 July, 2008, to mark the opening of the University's new Institute for Sustainable Solutions.
Professor Jeffrey Sachs is Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University and the director of The Earth Institute at Columbia, an organisation that leads large-scale efforts to promote sustainability throughout the world.
Professor Sachs is one of the leading international voices for combining economic development with environmental sustainability and is also a special advisor to the United National secretary-general.
His free public lecture marks the officially opening of the University of Sydney's Institute for Sustainable Solutions - Sydney Institute
Jeffrey Sachs is Director of the Earth Institute, where he is also a professor of sustainable development. The unconventional and impassioned economist advocates combining economic development with environmental sustainability. Through the Earth Institute and as Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University, Sachs has analyzed challenges of economic development, poverty alleviation, and globalization for more than twenty years.