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Prof. Thomas Pogge: Global Health

Professor Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosopy and International Affairs at Yale, is a political... Read More

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Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel, ‘More Than Good Intentions’

In their new book, “More Than Good Intentions,” Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel explore the power... Read More


Application Deadline Extended for Website and Advocacy Internships

July 22nd, 2015
The application deadline has been extended for the global website and campus activism internship positions to Friday, August 14th. Descriptions of these opportunities are provided below. For instructions on how... Read More

Recent Milestones in ASAP’s Development

December 30th, 2014
2014 was a pivotal year for ASAP, full of growth and change. Major accomplishments included: Advocating for reform of global institutions and development practice, by canvassing experts on how to reform the global... Read More

ASAP Calls on OWG to Put Transparency and International Tax Abuse back on the SDG Agenda

July 14th, 2014
The final meeting of the Open Working Group for Sustainable Development Goals (OWG) took place in mid-July. Ahead of the meeting, ASAP sent the OWG co-chairs, Mr. Csaba Kõrösi, Permanent Representative of Hungary,... Read More

Primera Reunión de ASAP México

January 30th, 2014
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... Read More

Impact Stories: Sukhadeo Thorat on Putting Caste onto India’s Poverty Research and Policy Agenda

March 15th, 2013
As a young boy, Sukhadeo Thorat felt humiliation when an upper caste child slapped his face for inadvertently touching the communal well. As a teen-ager, he felt anger when he and other local dalits (former untouchables)... Read More

The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond: Virtual Roundtable with Branko Milanovic, Gus Ranis, Varun Gauri and Thomas Pogge

October 1st, 2012
This 'virtual roundtable' features interviews with four prominent commentators on development and global poverty: Varun Gauri is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank; Branko... Read More

Number Games: India’s Declining Poverty Figures Based on Flawed Estimation method; Accurate Figures Show 75 Percent in Poverty

August 25th, 2012
In this featured article, Utsa Patnaik, Professor of Economics (Retired) at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, argues that the Indian government massively undercounts the poor because the consumption standard... Read More

Enhancing Impact: Tips for Working With the Media

July 17th, 2012
Benjamin Hill / Public Relations Manager, University of Birmingham / Interacting with the media (in whatever form) allows your research to reach thousands or even millions of people, through TV, press, blogs... Read More

Academics Stand Against Poverty: The Story So Far

July 16th, 2012
Keith Horton / ASAP Board Member Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Wollongong / / I floated the original ASAP proposal in 2009 and, in partnership with Meena Krishnamurthy, made the first... Read More

Backgrounder: Successors to the MDGs

July 16th, 2012
Knut-Eric Joslin SUCCESSORS TO THE MDGs: A SUMMARY REPORT The next two years will be a formative period for potential successors to the Millennium Development Goals, and a significant policy dialogue has already... Read More

“Lighting Many Fires” With ASAP

July 15th, 2012
Here are Thomas Pogge's closing comments at the “Impact: Global Poverty” meeting to launch ASAP in the UK, held at the University of Birmingham. He offers thoughts on the global potential of ASAP, as well as... Read More
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