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Announcing the Seventh Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize

Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP), Global Financial Integrity (GFI) and Yale’s Global Justice Program (GJP) are pleased to announce the Seventh (2020) Amartya Sen Essay Prize competition. The full details are attached to this announcement (see pdf). Please help spread the word and

Sixth International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development: "SDG 1: A World Free from Want - Poverty and Exclusion in the 21st century"

In collaboration with Yale’s Global Justice Program, the above conference will be organized in Colombo, Sri Lanka, by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM). For further information and instructions on how to participate in the event, please consult the attached flier.  

The Challenges and Responsibilities of Journalism Today

Discuss the current state of journalism with three hugely interesting and accomplished practitioners: Yale Poynter Fellows Emily Flitter of the New York Times, James Henry of the American Interest, and David Cay Johnston of the DCReport. Thursday, April 4, at 3:30 pm at 77 Prospect Street, Room

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

The New Philanthropy: Effective Altruism and Beyond - A conference at Yale May 6 & 7

For up-to-date information about the event, including directions to venue, please visit event page. Over the past several years there has been a groundswell of support for the philanthropic movement known as “effective altruism,” originally inspired by the work of philosopher Peter Singer.

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

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