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2/5: Global Challenge of Sustainable Development

Monday, February 5, 2018
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Stamford Campus
GenRe Auditorium

2/5: Global Challenge of Sustainable Development "The Global Challenge of Sustainable Development" What it Means for US Foreign Policy Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs

Event Info: Monday, February 5, 2018

5:30pm Cocktail Reception 6:15pm Presentation

UConn Stamford GenRe Auditorium Corner of Broad & Washington Sts.

Registration: Advanced Reservation Required for Cocktail Reception (21+)

Presentation open to all UConn Faculty & Students

RSVP by Friday, February 2nd to Emma.bjorngard@uconn.edu

"Sustainable development, the central concept of our age, tries to make sense of the interactions of three complex systems: the world economy, the global society, and the Earth's physical environment. It recommends a holistic framework, in which society aims for environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive development, underpinned by good governance. It is a way to understand the world, yet is also a normative or ethical view of the world: a way to define the objectives of a well-functioning society, one that delivers wellbeing for its citizens today and in future generations."

- Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs

For more information, contact: Emma/School of Business at emma.bjorngard@uconn.edu

Contact:

Emma.bjorngard@uconn.edu

Stamford Economics Department (primary)

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