Click here to bypass page layout and jump directly to story.=


UC Berkeley >


University of California

Press releases Top stories News - Media Relations

Berkeley








NEWS SEARCH



NEWS HOME


ARCHIVES


EXTRAS


MEDIA
RELATIONS

  Press Releases

  Image Downloads

  Contacts


  

 Press releases

MEDIA ADVISORY: The Millennium Development Goals: The Struggle Against Poverty in the Global Economy

ATTENTION: Economics, International Writers and Editors

16 April 2002
Contact: Kathleen Maclay, Media Relations
(510) 643-5651
ckm@pa.urel.berkeley.edu


 

WHAT:
"The Millennium Development Goals: The Struggle Against Poverty in the Global Economy," a public lecture at the University of California, Berkeley, featuring Harvard Professor Jeffrey Sachs, a leading international economist in globalization.

Sachs recently was named special advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan on millennium development goals.

 
 

WHEN:
7:30 p.m., Monday, April 22.

 
 

WHERE:
Pimentel Hall, a round building in the northeast quadrant of campus, just north of Latimer Hall, near the East Gate on Gayley Road.

 
   
 

BACKGROUND:
The lecture is sponsored by UC Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy and is part of the 8th annual Aaron Wildavsky Forum for Public Policy, which honors the school's founding dean.

Sachs is a professor of international trade and director of the Center for International Development at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

His research interests include the linkages between health and development, economic geography, globalization, emerging markets, global competitiveness, transitions to market economies, international financial markets and macroeconomic policy coordination, and macroeconomic policies in developing and developed countries.

 
    


Comments or questions? Contact us
Copyright © UC Regents