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Postdoctoral Fellowship Available at Yale Global Justice Center

November 5, 2014 in Homepage, News

The Global Justice Program at Yale University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position to strengthen the Program’s intellectual work on global justice, world poverty, human rights, and global health. The successful candidate will develop his/her research project and teach one course...

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A New, Gender-sensitive Poverty Metric

November 5, 2014 in Homepage, News

ASAP President Thomas Pogge is one of several authors of the Individual Deprivation Measure (IDM), a new, gender-sensitive poverty metric. The IDM was designed to avoid gender biases built into other poverty measures and to define poverty according to the values and experiences of poor people. Pogge...

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Submissions Invited for Special Issue on Sustainable Development Goals

September 24, 2014 in Homepage, News

  Special Issue of Symposion: The Sustainable Development Goals Guest editors: Stefan Cibian, Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, Babes-Bolyai University, (stefan.cibian@gmail.com) Ana-Maria Lebada, Adviser on Post-2015 Agenda, Permanent Mission of Romania to the United Nations,...

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Classroom Exercise from The Life You Can Save: Feedback Sought

September 8, 2014 in News

Academics Stand Against Poverty is exploring a collaborative partnership with The Life You Can Save, an organization focused on motivating giving to effective poverty alleviation efforts. The Life You Can Save, founded by Princeton philosopher Peter Singer, has recorded more than 17,000 individual pledges...

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Join the ASAP Team: Applications Wanted for Staff and Volunteer Roles

September 3, 2014 in Homepage, News

Having written an ambitious three-year strategic plan, ASAP is now seeking to expand its global team. There are exciting opportunities to work with ASAP as a paid staff person, a board member or officer, and for students to work as chapter interns. A broad array of skills and experience are sought for...

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Volunteers Wanted to Help Carry out ASAP UK’s New Strategic Plan

August 5, 2014 in Homepage, News

ASAP UK is seeking support from four committed volunteers to help develop the chapter and implement its strategic plan over the next twelve months. Applications due August 25.

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2014 Amartya Sen Prize Contest: Call for Submissions

June 23, 2014 in Homepage, News

Academics Stand Against Poverty, Global Financial Integrity, and the Yale Global Justice Program invite submissions of original essays on illicit financial flows to the first annual Amartya Sen Prize Contest. All prizes are named in honor of Amartya Sen, whose work has shown how the rigor of economic...

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Press Release: UN Goals Should Do More to Curb Tax Dodging that Has Cost Poor Countries Trillions

June 20, 2014 in Homepage, News

The United Nations' proposed global goals for poverty reduction miss much of the story when it comes to trade-related illicit flows -- which drain tens of billions of dollars from the world's poorest countries ever year. A new ASAP study identifies a set of simple reforms that could drastically reduce...

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Pogge Co-Edits Special Issue on Tax Justice

June 12, 2014 in Homepage, News

Concerns over extreme poverty and inequality have led to a number of proposals for the reform of global taxation policy. Such proposals are enjoying serious analysis and, in some cases, implementation. While issues concerning national taxation have long concerned philosophers—invoking core questions...

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ASAP Italy Launches in Rome

June 12, 2014 in Homepage, News

ASAP Italy is the latest ASAP chapter to hold a public launch event. There are now twelve chapters under development in the ASAP network: Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Oceania, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, and West Africa. ASAP Italy launched on May 9-10 in Rome at...