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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 the assessment and reform of global institutional arrangements. For more information about the Program, people working in and affiliated with the Program, and the Projects that our members and affiliates are engaged in, use the above links.

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Incentives for Global Health: https://www.healthimpactfund.org/


On 29 April 2021, the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) has ruled that Germany’s current climate legislation violates the country’s constitution because the limited emission reductions planned for the present leave too much of the overall mitigation effort to the next generation, thereby unfairly infringing the rights of younger people. The Court found that ‘fundamental rights are violated by the fact that the emission amounts allowed until 2030 … substantially narrow the remaining options for reducing emissions after 2030, thereby jeopardising practically every type of freedom protected by fundamental rights.’

This judgment is a major vindication of the Oslo Principles on Global Climate Change Obligations

With Global Financial Integrity and Academics Stand Against Poverty, the Global Justice Program is announcing the Eighth 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 be available for publication in Journal ASAP.

An opportunity to participate in the discussion among these four pathbreaking journalists. Paul Radu is co-founder and chief of innovation at OCCRP. He leads OCCRP’s major investigative projects, scopes regional expansion, and develops new strategies and technology to expose organized crime and

Investigative journalist Ruth Hopkins discusses private prisons in South Africa, with Wits Justice Project journalist Edwin Naidu. They are joined by Lauren-Brooke Eisen, author of Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration (Columbia University Press, 2017).