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Connecting the Dots

Mar 18, 2020

This two-part episode of Connecting the Dots features Joe Colombano, who as Director of the UN SDG office was instrumental in creating and coordinating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In part 1, we discuss Colombano’s position as the economic adviser to former United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon. We touch on the architecture of goals and on their ambitious mandate to eradicate global poverty, hunger and much more. In part 2, we gain insight into Colombano’s unique professional journey as a curious young backpacker to a World Bank economic analyst and then to one of the most prestigious advisers in the world.