Articles by Jeffrey Sachs

Topic: United Nations

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2013

"High stakes at the UN on the Sustainable Development Goals," The Lancet, September 19, 2013.

"New United Nations initiative on sustainable development comes to campus," Columbia Spectator, September 17, 2013.

"Zero new HIV infections among children can be a reality," with Michel Sidibé, CNN, September 16, 2013.

"Global Development’s Winning Goals," Project Syndicate, August 27, 2013.

"Sustainable Visions," Project Syndicate, June 7, 2013.

"Writing the Future," Project Syndicate, January 24, 2013. Download as [PDF]

2012

"A Global Solutions Network," Project Syndicate, August 22, 2012. Download as [PDF]

"A Rio Report Card," Project Syndicate, June 18, 2012. Download as [PDF]

"From Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals," The Lancet, June 9, 2012. Download as [PDF]

2011

"Ban Ki-moon and the Age of Sustainable Development," Project Syndicate, June 24, 2011. [Download as PDF]

2009

"Towards a global fund for the health MDGs?" with Paul Pronyk. The Lancet. 20 June 2009.

"Homegrown Aid." The New York Times. 8 April 2009. [Download as PDF]

"Eight Principles for a Global Agreement on Climate Change." COP15 UN Climate Change Change Conference Blog. 28 January 2009. [Download as PDF]

2008

Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet, Penguin Press, 2008.

"Puzzlement at banks' bail-out while aid commitments flounder." Financial Times. 23 September 2008. [Download as PDF]

"This week should see real progress on poverty alleviation." Financial Times. 22 September 2008. [Download as PDF]

"Millennium Goals at the Midpoint." Scientific American. August 2008.

"The Millennium Development Goals: running out of excuses." G8 Summit 2008 publication. July 2008.
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"A Deadline on Malaria." Scientific American. July 2008.

2007

"The Secretary-General: Indispensable for Sustainable Development." UN Chronicle. Issue 1, 2007.
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2006

"Investments Toward Sustainable Development," with Walter V. Reid. Science, Vol. 312. 19 May 2006.
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2005

"Why the U.S. Needs the U.N. More than Ever." Opening Argument, Vol. 1, Issue 2. December, 2005. 
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"Response to Amir Attaran," with John McArthur & Guido Schmidt-Traub, PLoS Medicine, November 29, 2005.
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"US leadership may be set to reach a consensus with the world's poorest," Financial Times, September 13, 2005.
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"Economic Possibilities for our Time," 16th Annual Panglaykim Memorial Lecture, Jakarta, Indonesia, August 2005.
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"Hope and generosity can triumph over hate," Financial Times, July 11, 2005.
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"Spirit of London a Lesson for the World," Financial Times (online), July 4-8, 2005.
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"The End of Poverty," Time, March 14, 2005.
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"The Millennium Project: A plan to meet the Millennium Development Goals," Lancet, Vol. 365, January 22, 2005.
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2004

"How to Halve World Poverty," The Economist -- The World in 2005, November 2004.
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"The G8 must fund the war against poverty," Financial Times, June 7, 2004.
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"Priorities for meeting the Millennium Development Goals," with John McArthur, Global Future Magazine, First Quarter 2004.
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2003

“New Challenges 1: The Millennium Development Goals - How Far We Have Come,” Development Cooperation Ireland Annual Report 2003.
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"The World must not let America set its agenda," Financial Times, October 15, 2003
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2002

"Weapons of Mass Salvation," The Economist, October 26, 2002.
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"How to save the world in Johannesburg," Financial Times, August 13, 2002
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2001

"A Global Fund for the Fight Against AIDS". Washington Post. April 7, 2001. [Download as PDF]

0000

"The Year of Development," Global Future, Second Quarter, 2005.
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"Hitting the Target," with Guido Schmidt-Traub. Words into Action, IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings. September 2006.
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"Progress summary of the MDGs: update for ministers." The Commonwealth Ministers Reference Book. June 2008.
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"Q&A: Jeffrey Sachs on the world's post-MDG future," SciDev.Net, June 12, 2013.