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Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet

The Stamford Raffles Lecture is the foremost event in ZSL's annual programme of scientific meetings. Established in 1995, the lectures have been given by eminent speakers on a wide range of zoological topics.


At the 2008 Stamford Raffles lecture, Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs will discuss the challenges of sustainable development in the 21st century. He will outline an approach to achieve four global goals by 2050:
Sustainable systems of energy, land and resource use;
Stabilization of the world's population at 8 billion or below;
The end of extreme poverty by 2025; and
A new approach to global problem solving.
PROFESSOR JEFFREY D. SACHS brings to these issues his experience as the Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General, former Director of the UN Millennium Project, economic advisor to developing countries around the world, and President of the Millennium Promise Alliance.
Tickets must be purchased in advance. Please bring all tickets and arrive at 6.45pm for a 7pm start. The lecture will be followed by a canape reception between approximately 8 and 9.30pm.


Speaker(s):

Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

17 June 2008 at 6:45 pm

Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

 

Venue:

ZSL London Zoo's Meeting Rooms
Regent's Park (Outer Circle)
London
NW1 4RY
0207 449 6227
http://www.zsl.org/science/scientific-meetings
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Organised by:

The Zoological Society of London
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Tickets:

£20 each; £15 each ZSL Members and students including canape reception.

Available from:

ALL TICKETS MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE. For all enquiries, please contact Joy Hayward, Scientific Meetings Coordinator, Zoological Society of London, Regent's Park, London NW1 4RY or joy.hayward@zsl.org or please call +44 (0) 207 449 6227.

Additional Information:

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