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Jeffrey Sachs on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals - 'we need a victory of ideas'

Jeffrey Sachs: 'we need to press governments to follow through on what they've promised'. Max Rossi/Reuters M Niaz Asadullah, University of Malaya; Harini Amarasuriya, Open University of Sri Lanka; Maty Konte, United Nations University; Mizan R Khan, North South University, and Rut Diamint, Torcuato di Tella University It might be the most ambitious agenda set by the United Nations yet: transforming the world we live in by 2030.
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