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

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

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,