We are looking for country experts and editorial assistants for a country-by-country global report. This work is voluntary and will be concentrated in the last quarter of 2015 and the first half of 2016. You are invited to apply either as a pair or individually. The Report: The Statelessness Report 2016 will bring together peer-reviewed country-reports […]
The application deadline has been extended for the global website and campus activism internship positions to Friday, August 14th. Descriptions of these opportunities are provided below. For instructions on how to apply, scroll to the bottom of the page. Global Website Intern We are seeking a talented intern to assist in launching the organization’s new […]
Deadline Thursday, August 20, 2015 Academics Stand Against Poverty is seeking a dynamic volunteer to serve as the organization’s next Vice President. The Vice President works closely with ASAP’s Global Board of Directors and President Thomas Pogge to provide vision and operational leadership. ASAP is an international association focused on helping poverty researchers and teachers enhance their […]
Here at ASAP, we’re seeking intern support for a variety of projects. Our remote, part-time internships are a great way for students and professionals to learn about sustainable development and support innovative poverty interventions. Please note that all ASAP internships are unpaid. Internship descriptions are provide below. For information on how to apply, scroll to the bottom of the page.
Each year, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) published a State of Food Insecurity (SOFI) report. The 2015 report has just come out. In an accompanying letter, the FAO’s Coordinator for Economic and Social Development, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, summarizes its message as follows: “With the number of chronically hungry people in developing countries declining from 990.7 million in 1991 to 779.9 million in 2014, their share in developing countries has declined by 44.4 per cent, from 23.4 to 12.9 per cent over the 23 years, but still short of the 11.7 per cent target.” We may not quite achieve the halving of chronic undernourishment envisaged in the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG-1), but we will get quite close.