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Applications Open for ASAP Board of Directors

Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) is seeking volunteers for one-year renewable positions on its global Board of Directors. ASAP is an international professional association focused on helping poverty researchers and teachers enhance their positive impact on severe poverty. It has chapters in

Jeffrey Sachs Speaks on Future of Sustainable Development

The Global Justice Program hosted Dr. Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University for a special lecture, “Sustainable Development Goals: The Emerging Global Agenda.” Critical responses were given by Dr. Dean Karlan, Professor of Economics at Yale and President and Founder of Innovations for Poverty Action

The Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) Takes the HIF One Step Further

As the global market for traditional medicine increases, several issues emerge regarding regulation and intellectual property protection. The Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), a think tank with the Government of India’s Ministry of External Affairs, has released a

Pogge Presents Report on Illicit Financial Flows and Poverty at IBA Conference

Global Justice Program Director Thomas Pogge and other members of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) Task Force on Illicit Financial Flows, Poverty and Human Rights presented a report on the links between tax abuse and human rights at the International Bar

German Social Democrats endorse Health Impact Fund

The German Social Democrat Party has confirmed their support for the Health Impact Fund, as part of their strategy for global cooperation and development. One of the goals of their development platform is to ensure universal access to healthcare, starting with improving access to medical drugs and

Pogge and the Health Impact Fund featured in Just Health

The Geman news portal, Gerechte Gesundheit or Just Health, featured the Health Impact Fund in its August 15 newsletter. Lead by a distinguished group of academics and clinicians, Just Health reports on the distributional politics of healthcare around the world. Titled “The Health of Others”, the

GJP conference on rights and justice in the post-MDG agenda set for October 18-20

Registration has opened for the fifth annual conference at Yale hosted by the Global Justice Program and Global Financial Integrity. The conference will focus on illicit financial flows, the Millennium Development Goals replacement process, and impact efforts by leading poverty research centers.

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