April 2016 News

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