Promotion for the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs– January

icon date s Thursday 28 Jan 2021

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The UN SDSN’s flagship educational initiative SDG Academy is launching the ‘Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs’ initiative, featuring monthly live conversations with renowned authors about ground-breaking work that examines the most important topics for humanity, including sustainable development, social justice, and more.

This episode of Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs looks into the book Gambling with Armageddon by Martin Sherwin!  Professor Jeffrey Sachs and the author take on a new perspective to re-exam the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the convincing case for international cooperation with an aim to prevent the rise of nuclear war.

Date and time

28 January 2021, Thursday, 22:00 (HKT)


How to engage

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About the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs

The Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs is a free global forum to discuss outstanding, recently published work that examines the most important topics for humanity.

Hosted by Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs, the eminent thought-leader in economics and sustainable development, the Book Club features monthly interviews with renowned authors about their ground-breaking work in sustainability, economics, history, social justice, and more.

The Book Club welcomes policy professionals, practitioners, advanced undergraduates and graduate students, and all readers interested in engaging in these thoughtful and inspiring conversations.

All information about the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs can be found at


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