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
A ski industry has sprung up in the remote alps of Afghanistan. But will this enterprise survive a resurgent Taliban?
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.
Indonesia, Crimes against humanity, Genocide
People and Power goes on the trail of a Somali army commander accused of involvement in mass killings and war crimes.
War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia
One young Iranian woman challenges her family and traditional values as she dreams of becoming an astronaut.
Arts & Culture, Iran, Space