The treaties signed at the first Rio summit failed - and it's up to our generation to make amends, says economist.
19 Jun 2012 13:16 GMT | Environment, Kenya, Mali
Obama's nomination signals that it's time for a development professional to lead the organisation.
29 Mar 2012 08:38 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Afghanistan, Chad, Colombia
The World Bank requires a president that understands development and sustainability, not another Wall Street banker.
02 Mar 2012 14:12 GMT | Business & Economy, US & Canada, Latin America, Brazil, China
Sustainable development has the potential to address fundamental challenges for humanity, now and into the future.
Jeffrey Sachs | 10 Feb 2012 08:26 GMT | Environment, Ethiopia, India
Vaclav Havel, who died this month, led the charge for truth and freedom from the repression of the former Soviet Union.
Jeffrey Sachs | 28 Dec 2011 08:07 GMT
The ICT revolution can provide means to achieve holistic healthcare in new and powerful ways.
Jeffrey Sachs | 30 Nov 2011 15:37 GMT | Health, US & Canada, United States
Globalisation effects all corners of the world, yet requires more government control, not less, says writer.
Jeffrey Sachs | 08 Oct 2011 12:02 GMT | Politics, Business & Economy, US & Canada, China, Denmark
In Bhutan, national policy emphasises increasing people's happiness, rather than income.
Jeffrey Sachs | 10 Sep 2011 14:21 GMT | US & Canada, Bhutan, United States
Artificial political boundaries, global warming, and high fertility rates are worsening famine in the Horn of Africa.
Jeffrey Sachs | 06 Aug 2011 09:35 GMT | Environment, Humanitarian crises, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Djibouti
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's reelection proves his continuous efforts in the UN, and the many hopes that lie ahead.
Jeffrey Sachs | 27 Jun 2011 06:55 GMT | Environment, US & Canada, China, Egypt, France
Recent events in the Middle East and Central Asia reflect the decline of US dominance and influence.
Jeffrey Sachs | 26 May 2011 13:03 GMT | US & Canada, Afghanistan, Egypt, Greece, India
The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War