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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.

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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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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/

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Friday, 16 April 2021, 11:30am EDT, https://yale.zoom.us/j/3713192937

Reporting on Environmental Crime

Environmental crime including poaching and forestry is worth $2 trillion in proceeds annually. Yet law enforcement globally has yet to seriously tackle the business model driving the trade which involves a network of organised crime, corporate facilitation and corrupt regimes.

Bryan Christy is author of the novel In the Company of Killers (Putnam, April, 2021) and of the 2008 non-fiction book The Lizard King, which is currently being made into a movie. Before turning to the novel, he was head of Special Investigations for National Geographic where he led a number of award-winning criminal investigations. His education includes Penn State, Cornell, the University of Michigan Law School, and the University of Tokyo Law School, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. In 2014, he was named National Geographic Rolex Explorer of the Year. Before becoming a professional writer, he practiced international law in Washington, DC.
 

The discussion will be moderated by Yale Poynter Fellow Khadija Sharife, a South-Africa-based award-winning investigative journalist and senior editor for Africa at Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. Sharife is the former director of the Platform for the Protection of Whistleblowers (PPLAAF) and currently also a board member of Finance Uncovered. She has worked with diverse forums including the Pan-African Parliament, the African Union, the OECD, and UNEP. Her work is focused on illicit financial flows, natural resources, and political economy. She is the author of “Tax Us If You Can: Africa.”

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.

Friday, 9 April 2021, 11:30am EDT The importance of building, contributing to, using and promoting open source and civic technology is greater than ever in this era of surveillance. As a flood of technology shapes and rewrites the rules of economies and our personal lives, life itself becomes

The global arms industry has less regulation than the global trade in bananas! More than 40 percent of all global corruption originates from the global arms trade.  Poor, contradictory and weakly enforced governance systems have allowed for reporting between importing and exporting nations to