Jean Ziegler





Jean Ziegler

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born
in Switzerland
April 19, 1934

gender
male


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Jean Ziegler is a former professor of sociology at the University of Geneva and the Sorbonne, Paris. He was a Member of Parliament for the Social Democrats in the Federal Assembly of Switzerland from 1981 to 1999. He has also held several positions with the United Nations, especially as Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food from 2000 to 2008, and as a member of the Advisory Committee of the UN Human Rights Council from 2008 to 2012.


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“A child who dies from hunger is a murdered child.”
Jean Ziegler

“We need to crush the Invisible Hand. The economy isn't a natural phenomenon. It is just a tool or a mean, that should be dedicated to one only goal; the pursuit of global prosperity.”
Jean Ziegler

“[...] les 8 900 milliards de dollars que les gouvernements des États industriels ont versés en 2008-2009 à leurs banques respectives correspondent à soixante-quinze ans d'aide publique au développement... (p. 87)”
Jean Ziegler, Destruction massive : Géopolitique de la faim



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