WHAT TOP THINKERS THINK ABOUT DEVELOPMENT

Sustainable development

Jeffrey Sachs, photo: UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

11.12.2013

Jeffrey Sachs

"There shouldn't be anything top-down in the Sustainable Development Goals. They should inspire actions of individuals, businesses, NGOs, governments, local authorities, everyone".

Jens Martens

29.10.2014

Jens Martens

Narrative of development that world is split between developed and underdeveloped countries, just measured by growth of GDP is wrong.

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23.09.2015

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Jan Eliasson, Jeffrey Sachs

Homi Kharas

09.01.2015

Homi Kharas

"The focus of sustainable development has to shift from being applicable simply to poor countries to being relevant for all countries"

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05.11.2014

Aromar Revi

The battle for sustainable development will be won or lost in cities.

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16.01.2013

Nick Moon

"Market-based approaches to poverty reduction are ultimately more effective than charitable aid"

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07.05.2012

Tarja Halonen, Helen Clark

"For our actions to add up to truly sustainable development, we need common goals to inspire us; evidence to illuminate the way forward; and institutions to bring us together across sectors" Helen Clark