ASAP Brazil and Mackenzie University Law School will host the II ASAP-Brazil International Conference on Poverty and Hunger and are accepting abstract submissions. The Conference will take place on August 25-26 at the Mackenzie University Law School in São Paulo. Local and international experts on the subject will gather to foster academic discussion on the fight against […]
Global Colleagues is looking for an organized and motivated Coordination and Internal Communications Intern. Responsibilities will include day-to-day correspondence with academics in the program, providing updates to the GC management team on partnerships, and drafting emails and other documents for distribution to program participants. More details about this opportunity and application instructions are available on the […]
Academics Stand Against Poverty will be co-hosting the conference “Effective Altruism and Beyond” on May 6th and 7th at Yale University. The conference will explore the philanthropic movement known as effective altruism with talks from several prominent academics including Angus Deaton and Peter Singer. The full conference description is available on the Yale Global Justice […]
If you are in DC on the evening of April 14 and are interested in Tax Justice, here’s an event you might want to attend: Thursday, April 14, 2016 5:30 – 8:30 PM Harry Harding Auditorium, 2nd Floor Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, D.C. The Institute for International Economic Policy at the George Washington […]
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 […]
Submission Deadline: August 29, 2016 ASAP, Global Financial Integrity and the Yale Global Justice Program are soliciting original essays of ca. 7,000 to 9,000 words on the non-revenue impact of curbing illicit financial flows for the third annual Amartya Sen Prize. Poor populations are hurt when rich individuals and multinational corporations surreptitiously shift trillions of dollars […]
Below are videos from the recent Global Justice Post-2015 Conference held at Yale University, from October 30th to November 1st. The conference was co-hosted by ASAP, the Yale Global Justice Program (GJP), and Global Financial Integrity. Special thanks to Yale GJP Fellow Alexandre Sayegh for filming the videos.
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.