FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. We are a global community of scholars from a range of disciplinary and geographic perspectives. We are concerned about the refugee crisis that is presently unfolding in the wider Mediterranean region and distressed by the inadequacy of official responses thus far.
ASAP now has fifteen Chapters launched or in development in Austria, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Mexico, Oceania, Romania, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, and West Africa. With more than 1,200 ASAP members working and studying in universities, research centers, and NGOs worldwide, the ASAP Chapter Network is growing rapidly. Chapters are […]
The Tax Dodging Bill, an ActionAid campaign that calls for the next UK government to confront tax abuse, continues to gain support from academics and economists. Thus far, approximately 27,000 people have supported the bill by signing an online petition. ASAP President Thomas Pogge has signed onto the campaign and encourages members to do the […]
Inspired by ASAP Oceania’s successful Political Party Manifesto poverty audit of the Australian election in August 2013, ASAP UK is conducting a similar process for the UK General election in May 2015. The purpose is twofold: 1. To provide rigorous assessment and critique of the manifesto of each political party from the perspective of their […]
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 these roles, and […]