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Announcing the Sixth Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize - as well as the winners of the Fifth one: Kenneth Okpomo, First Prize, and Janet Oluwayinka Bolarinwa, Second Prize.

There is a prize ceremony in Nairobi (see right-most column) for Okpomo and Bolarinwa to present their winning essays, entitled “Political corruption, illicit financial flows, and the damage they do to the local economy and population: a case study of Nigeria” and “Assessing the Human Impact of

Iván Velásquez Gómez at Yale Law School

Iván Velásquez Gómez is a Colombian jurist and diplomat currently heading the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG). He has been honored with the World Human Rights Prize by the International Bar Association and with the Right Livelihood Award. He gave a talk on “Fighting

Conference in Nairobi: "Improving Domestic Resource Mobilization and Stemming Illicit Financial Flows - Tax Justice for Promoting Equality and Social Justice"

Organized by the Jesuit Africa Justice and Ecology Office (JEO), with participation from Yale’s Global Justice Program, Academics Stand Against Poverty and Global Financial Integrity, this important conference will discuss how African countries can better protect their revenues and economies

Global Tax Fairness — but how? report from 'The Night Before Taxes', April 14 2016

GJP Fellow, Matti Ylönen, reports on the event ‘The Night Before Taxes’, April 14th 2016, Washington D.C. As tax justice issues are gaining ground in the international policy agenda, last week saw a publication of the new book, Global Tax Fairness, focusing on its key initiatives.‘We are now at the

Royal Honor for Senior GJP Fellow Jaap Spier

Jaap Spier, Senior Global Justice Fellow, recently received a High Royal Honor on the occasion of his retirement from the High Court of the Netherlands. It reflects his substantial contributions to the development of international tort law. In particular, it acknowledges his work towards the ‘Oslo

Global Justice Post-2015: Registration now open for GJP Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the Yale Global Justice Program, Global Financial Integrity, and Academics Stand Against Poverty 2015 conference, entitled ‘Global Justice Post-2015’, on Friday October 30 to Thursday November 1. This conference will bring together academics, policy makers, and

Give to the HIF today and your gift will be doubled

Dr. Theron Pummer, Lecturer in Philosophy and Co-Director of the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs at the University of St. Andrews, is celebrating his birthday by raising money for four highly effective charities working to improve the health of people living in extreme poverty,

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