ASAP West Africa held its first public event on January 27th at the University of Lagos in Nigeria. About 800-1000 people attended the symposium, titled “Political Campaigns Funding and the Looming Tsunami of Poverty.” Dr. Akin Oyebode, Professor of Law at University of Lagos, delivered the keynote address in which he spoke about politics, corruption […]
Rethinking Sustainability Beyond 2015: An Agenda for Citizen Action — Outcomes Held October 2nd, 2014, 3:00-6:30 pm. ASAP Canada and the Politics and Governance Students Association co-organized this workshop. Sustainability – defined by social, economic as well as environmental dimensions – is emerging as the centrepiece of the new global agreement that will replace the […]
ASAP is proud to announce that its West African Chapter will be hosting its first symposium on January 27th at the University of Lagos. The one-day symposium, titled Political Campaigns Funding and the Looming Tsunami of Poverty, will investigate the impact of political corruption on democracy, development, and access to human rights in Nigeria. In […]
The launch event for ASAP’s Italian chapter will take place on May 9-10, 2014 at LUISS Guido Carli. On May 9, there will be two side events on the themes of Responsibility for the realization of human rights, featuring LUISS Professors Nuzzo, Punzi, and Maffettone and Dr. Francesca Orlando, and Are we violating violating the […]
The Public Attorney’s Office – 3rd Region makes available to the public the videos of the launch in Brazil of ASAP – Academics Stand Against Poverty, an international platform and academic network against poverty. The first ASAP Brazil Conference took place in Sao Paulo, on the 5th and 6th, December, 2013. The list of 23 […]
An audience of nearly 500 joined the conversation with political theorists and philosophers, development scholars, journalists, physical scientists and NGO practitioners at the launch conference for Nyaya: The Global Justice Programme at the University of Delhi. The conference, “Global Justice and the Global South,” featured more than 40 presentations by researchers from around the world, including South […]
ASAP México celebrará su Primera Reunión Oficial el próximo martes 4 de febrero de los corrientes a las 16:00 hrs. en la Sala José Gaos, Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Se extiende la más cordial invitación a todos los interesados a unirse al Comité Organizador del Capítulo para […]
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 the opportunity to present the organization at the […]
Nyaya, the Global Justice Program at the University of Delhi, in partnership with the Yale Global Justice Program and the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics at the University of Birmingham, is proud to present its inaugural conference, Global Justice and the Global South.
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.