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Fourth Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize

This year, Global Financial Integrity and Academics Stand Against Poverty will be awarding the fourth annual Amartya Sen Prizes to the two best original essays on the moral assessment of tax dodging. Contributed essays should be of ca. 7,000 to 9,000 words. There will be a first prize of $5,000 and
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Reflections on The New Philanthropy - report from Effective Altruism conference, May 6-7 2016

GJP Fellow, Daniele Botti, reports on the event ‘The New Philanthropy: Effective Altruism and Beyond’, April 6th-7th 2016, New Haven The two-day conference “The New Philanthropy: Effective Altruism and Beyond” took place on May 6 and 7, 2016 in the Faculty Room of Yale’s Philosophy Department. The

Call for Papers: ASAP-Brazil International Conference on Poverty and Hunger

Mackenzie University Law School, together with Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP), will host the II ASAP-Brazil International Conference on Poverty and Hunger and are accepting abstract submissions.    The II ASAP-Brazil International Conference will take place on 25th to 26th August 2016 at

Global Tax Fairness — but how? report from 'The Night Before Taxes', April 14 2016

GJP Fellow, Matti Ylönen, reports on the event ‘The Night Before Taxes’, April 14th 2016, Washington D.C. As tax justice issues are gaining ground in the international policy agenda, last week saw a publication of the new book, Global Tax Fairness, focusing on its key initiatives.‘We are now at the

Royal Honor for Senior GJP Fellow Jaap Spier

Jaap Spier, Senior Global Justice Fellow, recently received a High Royal Honor on the occasion of his retirement from the High Court of the Netherlands. It reflects his substantial contributions to the development of international tort law. In particular, it acknowledges his work towards the ‘Oslo

Event: The Night Before Taxes, April 14, 2016

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, 20165:30 - 8:30 PMHarry Harding Auditorium, 2nd FloorElliott School of International Affairs1957 E Street NW, Washington, D.C. The Institute for

Call for Papers: Third Annual Amartya Sen Prize Competition

Submission Deadline: August 29, 2016 The Yale Global Justice Program, Global Financial Integrity and Academics Stand Against Poverty 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

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