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Oslo Principles on Global Climate Change Obligations

It may seem that, in the absence of explicit treaties, states have no legal obligations to curb their greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, if emissions continue on their present trajectory, the harms they cause will reach catastrophic proportions, putting the human rights of billions of people in

The State of Food Insecurity Report Hides the Extent of Global Hunger

Each year, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) published a State of Food Insecurity (SOFI) report. The 2015 report has just come out. In an accompanying letter, the FAO’s Coordinator for Economic and Social Development, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, summarizes its message as follows: “With the

Call for Papers for Special Issue on the Sustainable Development Goals

Symposion, a Romanian journal of philosophy and social sciences, has issued a call for papers for a special issue on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The guest editors for the volume are Yale Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs and Global Justice Program Director

GJP Annual Conference - Justice in Development at Yale November 7-9

The Yale Global Justice Program, Global Financial Integrity, and Academics Stand Against Poverty are proud to present Justice in Development. This conference will bring together academics, policy makers, and activists to discuss two critical global justice issues: illicit financial flows and

A New, Gender-sensitive Poverty Metric

Global Justice Program Director Thomas Pogge is one of several authors of the Individual Deprivation Measure (IDM), a new, gender-sensitive poverty metric. The IDM was designed to avoid gender biases built into other poverty measures and to define poverty according to the values and experiences of

2014 Amartya Sen Prize Contest: Call for Submissions

The Yale Global Justice Program, Academics Stand Against Poverty, and Global Financial Integrity invite submissions of original essays on illicit financial flows to the first annual Amartya Sen Prize Contest. All prizes are named in honor of Amartya Sen, whose work has shown how the rigor of

Krishen Mehta of GFI speaks to Global Justice Fellows

Krishen Mehta, Co-Chairman of the Advisory Board of Global Financial Integrity at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC (http://www.gfintegrity.org/), and former partner with PwC recently shared his insights on the relationship between global taxation and social justice. In a fast-

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