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    Academics Stand Against Poverty: mobilizing the resources and capabilities of academics to accelerate the end of poverty.

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    FemPov: In search of a just and gender-sensitive measure of poverty.

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    The Health Impact Fund: promoting pharmaceutical and access to medicines, across all income levels.

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    Respect for human rights demands greater financial transparency.



Led by Professor Thomas Pogge, the Global Justice Program at Yale is an interdisciplinary group that works on assessment and reform of global institutional arrangements. For more information about the Program, people working in and affiliated with it, and the Projects that our fellows and affiliates are engaged in, please use the links above and below.

GJP Youtube Channel

ASAP Youtube Channel

Journal ASAP

Journal ASAP Special Issue Toward Food Security in Africa

Journal ASAP Awards

Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) with year-end newsletter

Ambedkar Grants for Advancing Poverty Eradication (AGAPE)

Amartya Sen Essay Prize Competition

Pro-Poor Mountain Tourism anthology (Routledge)

Incentives for Global Health (IGH)

Green Impact Fund for Technology (GIFT)

The Individual Deprivation Measure (IDM)

Illicit Financial Flows

Thomas Pogge


New Book  Climate Litigation in a Changing World, by Jaap Spier

Get 53% discount till end of April with discount code Climate2023


Call for Chapters  Financing Green Transformation (Springer)

The world urgently needs green technologies to be developed and deployed. We want to put together a collection of essays on the best ways to create supporting financial incentives.

One approach calls for a Green Impact Fund that would make large annual disbursements of reward money, divided according to the impact achieved with green innovations throughout the Global South. For two version of this idea, see  https://ojs.bonviewpress.com/index.php/GLCE/article/view/583/282 and https://globaljustice.yale.edu/GIFT.

In your contribution, you might critically discuss this approach: the design of such a Fund, its political prospects, its merits and pitfalls. Or you might introduce an alternative approach to averting global climate catastrophe, discussing its comparative merits and prospects. If you are interested in contributing an essay of ca. 7000 words (50000 characters), please check out the full call in English or German and send a brief sketch of your essay to yalegjp@gmail.com by 19 February 2023.


The Tenth Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize Competition

With Global Financial Integrity and Academics Stand Against Poverty, the Global Justice Program is announcing the Tenth Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize competition. There will be a First Prize of $5,000 and a Second Prize of $3,000; winning essays must arrive by 31 August 2023 and be available for publication in Journal ASAP. For full details, see https://globaljustice.yale.edu/senprize10


Ambedkar Grants for Advancing Poverty Eradication (AGAPE)

Administered with Academics Stand Against PovertyAGAPE provides competitive funding and mentoring for innovative pilot projects in severe poverty eradication that offer strong prospects of cost-effective scale-up.

In its first year of operation, AGAPE has made four awards in India, totalling INR 800,000. Applications for the second round of awards are due on 31 May 2023. See https://globaljustice.yale.edu/agape for details on the 2022 and 2023 competitions.

AGAPE commemorates and honors Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, India’s great leader in poverty eradication. Initial seed funding for this program was generously provided by Krishen and Geeta Mehta. Contributions to AGAPE are tax-deductible in India and the United States. 


Journal ASAP Awards

Starting this year, Journal ASAP will confer three annual awards for poverty-focused academic work – all with nomination deadlines of 31 July 2023.

An ASAP Lifetime Achievement Award for constructive work related to poverty.

An ASAP Book of the Year Award for the best book on a poverty-related subject, published in 2022 and written by a single author or group of authors.

An ASAP Book of the Year Award for the best collection of poverty-related essays by different authors published in 2022.

Eligible work may contribute to the definition, description, explanation, assessment or eradication of poverty and attend to any of the special challenges poor people face in regard to nutrition, water, shelter, health and health care, sanitation, clothing and personal care, energy, education, social and political participation and respect, physical safety, family planning, environmental degradations and hazards, working conditions in employment and at home, navigating governmental agencies and the legal system, banking and credit, travel and transportation, and communications.

For details about nominations and selection, please click.

Yale’s Global Justice Program collaborated with the Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network Africa (JENA) and Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) to organize a webinar on African food security. Co-organizer and panelist Kevin Okoth Ouko of JENA produced a detailed report.

With Global Financial Integrity and Academics Stand Against Poverty, the Global Justice Program has announced three coequal winners of the Ninth Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize Competition of 2022. In alphabetical order, they are Savictor Sobechi Evan-Ibe for his essay Bombing, Billing, and Cash-Out

A Human-Centered Approach to Health Innovations: Reconciling Intellectual Property with Human Rights * Workshop Agenda * October 29, 2022 9:00-9:15         Thomas Pogge and Peter Yu: Introductory Remarks 9:15-9:55         Joshua D. Sarnoff, Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law: Duties