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Call for Papers on Participation and Climate Governance

March 19, 2014 in Homepage, News

CISDL/GEM Working paper Series on Public Participation and Climate Governance CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline for submission of abstracts: rolling until May 15, 2014 The Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL) and the Governance, Environment & Markets Initiative at Yale University (GEM)...

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Call for Papers: Child Poverty, Youth (Un)employment and Social Inclusion

March 14, 2014 in Homepage, News

Poverty reduction has been high on the international agenda since the start of the millennium. Worldwide progress, however, has been slow and limited. Social protection responses to the crisis have been marginal or with mixed results in developing countries, while poverty and social exclusion have exacerbated...

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Jeffrey Sachs Speaks on Future of Sustainable Development

February 28, 2014 in Homepage, News

The Yale Global Justice Program and ASAP hosted Dr. Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University for a special lecture, “Sustainable Development Goals: The Emerging Global Agenda.” Critical responses were given by Dr. Dean Karlan, Professor of Economics at Yale and President and Founder of Innovations for...

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ASAP in San Sebastián

January 19, 2014 in Homepage, News

On January 14th, 2014, Academics Stand Against Poverty had its second presentation in Spain. The launch of ASAP Spain was organized by the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona in November 2013, during Thomas Pogge’s visit to Barcelona. In this occasion, some members of ASAP Spain were provided...

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Applications Now Open for New ASAP Global Board of Directors Positions

January 18, 2014 in Homepage, News

Deadline: March 15 ASAP is seeking volunteers for one-year renewable positions on its global Board of Directors. ASAP is an international professional association focused on helping poverty researchers and teachers enhance their positive impact on severe poverty. It has chapters in Austria, Brazil, Canada,...

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Volunteer with ASAP UK

January 8, 2014 in Homepage, News

ASAP UK is looking for 3 volunteers to help with the development of its projects and growth over the coming year. Short applications are due Friday, January 17.

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Conference Outcomes: The Launch of ASAP Spain

January 6, 2014 in Homepage, News

The Spanish launch started at 9:30 am on November 29th, 2013, at the Auditorium Mercé Rodoreda of the University Pompeu Fabra. The auditorium was flanked with stands with ASAP t-shirts and recent publications, including new translations of Thomas Pogge’s work, and all the seats were full.

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“HIF for Education” explored by Gordon Brown

January 3, 2014 in Homepage, News

An online educational analogue to the Health Impact Fund is currently being developed by Gordon Brown, the UN Special Envoy for Global Education, to provide free primary secondary, and tertiary education courses that would be universally accessible in developed and developing countries.

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Call for Applications: Research Fellowship at Yale’s Global Justice Program

December 10, 2013 in Homepage, News

The Global Justice Program at Yale University is seeking to hire a postdoctoral fellow or equivalent research fellow to strengthen its intellectual work on global justice, world poverty, human rights, and global health. The successful applicant will be asked to teach one course per academic year and...

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Internship Opportunities with Incentives for Global Health and ASAP UK

November 22, 2013 in Homepage, News

Interesting intern positions are available at Incentives for Global Health and ASAP UK.