Global Colleagues, one of ASAP’s flagship programs headed by Robert Lepenies, won this year’s German Fulbright Association Jürgen Mulert Award on Mutual Understanding. The Mulert Award is an annual award given to volunteers, artists, professionals, and researchers whose work reflects and advances discourse and peace through mutual understanding. Since its inception in the spring of […]
2015 was another productive year for ASAP, in which we made further strides in our mission leveraging the unique resources of academia to effect change in the realm of global justice. We brought together like-minded academics from around the world to offer urgently needed alternative analyses on the roots of global poverty, propose concrete policy […]
ASAP has co-funded a new Oxford University Press anthology, co-edited by ASAP Board President Thomas Pogge, and due to be published in Feb 2016: Global Tax Fairness. Briefly, the book addresses fifteen different reform proposals that are urgently needed to correct the fault lines in the international tax system as it exists today, and which […]
ASAP President Thomas Pogge’s short video on climate change and the Oslo Principles is now available below. The video uses graphics and explanations to argue that governments have a duty to avert the world’s looming climate catastrophe. Special thanks to Hudson Brown who created the animation. More information on the Oslo Principles is available here.
The Global Poverty Consensus Report (GPCR) is a joint project between ASAP and the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP). It aims to highlight the existing academic consensus on the causes and remedies for global poverty. Based on thirty-nine interviews done by Gilad Tanay in 2012, the analysis was written by Alberto Cimadamore and Lynda Lange. […]