Since 1982, a number of prominent thinkers in the field of trade and development have given lectures at UNCTAD on topical issues. These lectures commemorate Raúl Prebisch, the first Secretary-General of UNCTAD.
| We´re on a trajectory that is absolutely unsustainable and profoundly dangerous
Jeffrey Sachs in address on Globalization in the Era of Environmental Crisis
This year´s lecturer is Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University, Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.