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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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwTrtGPHe8S-YHTmKf7GPUA/videos

ASAP Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjGBnQsrwPrD0SRmQ1La9pw

Journal ASAP: http://www.journalasap.org/index.php/asap

Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP): http://academicsstand.org

Ambedkar Grants for Advancing Poverty Eradication (AGAPE): https://globaljustice.yale.edu/AGAPE

Amartya Sen Essay Prize Competition: https://globaljustice.yale.edu/senprize10 

Incentives for Global Health (IGH): https://www.healthimpactfund.org/

Green Impact Fund for Technology (GIFT): https://globaljustice.yale.edu/green-impact-fund-technology

The Individual Deprivation Measure (IDM): https://globaljustice.yale.edu/individual-deprivation-measure

Illicit Financial Flows: https://globaljustice.yale.edu/illicit-financial-flows

Thomas Pogge: https://campuspress.yale.edu/thomaspogge/


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.

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,

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 Evansibe for his essay Bombing, Billing, and Cash-Out

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