Authors:
Copenhagen Consensus Center
Year Published:
2008
Resource Type:
Trainings and Workshops
Language:
English

The goal of Copenhagen Consensus 2008 was to set priorities among a series of proposals for confronting ten great global challenges.  

These challenges are: Air pollution, Conflicts, Diseases, Education, Global Warming, Malnutrition and Hunger, Sanitation and Water, Subsidies and Trade Barriers, Terrorism, Women and Development.

The panel was asked to address the ten challenge areas and to answer the question, “What would be the best ways of advancing global welfare, and particularly the welfare of the developing countries, illustrated by supposing that an additional $75 billion of resources were at their disposal over a four‐year initial period?”