Jaakko Kuosmanen

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Dr Jaakko Kuosmanen is the Co-ordinator of the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations and a Research Fellow at the Law Faculty. Jaakko received his PhD at the University of Edinburgh. He has lectured on human rights law, global justice, institutionalism, and just war theory, and he has worked for the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe. Jaakko's current research focuses on the design of long-term oriented governing institutions and on the link between human rights and public finance.

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Governing the Future with Sustainable Development Goals: Hopes and Challenges

The summit of world leaders that took place at the UN General Assembly in New York at the end of September marked an unusually harmonious moment in international politics. In the summit 193 countries acted in concert to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are set to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the beginning of…

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