To mark the official launch of
Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) Romania
as well as
The European Year of Development 2015
The Centre for International Cooperation and Development (IDC)
and its partners
invite the interested public
Monday, 25 May, 10:30 (GMT+3)
Romanian Diplomatic Institute
(17, Primăverii blvd)
Kapuscinski Development Lecture
The Sustainable Development Goals:
Thomas POGGE (Yale University)
Board President, Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP)
Live streamed event
#KAPTalks @Kapulectures @IntDevCo
The lecture will be followed at
by the international workshop
Combating Poverty and Inequalities
New Perspectives for Romanian Academics & Practitioners
Thomas POGGE (PhD, Harvard University) is Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs and founding Director of the Global Justice Program at Yale. He holds part-time positions at King's College London and the Universities of Oslo and Central Lancashire. Pogge is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science as well as President of Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP), an international network aiming to enhance the impact of scholars, teachers and students on global poverty, and of Incentives for Global Health, a team effort toward developing a complement to the pharmaceutical patent regime that would improve access to advanced medicines for the poor worldwide (www.healthimpactfund.org). Pogge's recent publications include Politics as Usual (Polity 2010); World Poverty and Human Rights (Polity 2008); John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice (Oxford 2007); and Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right (Oxford & UNESCO 2007).
The Kapuscinski Development Lecture is a joint initiative of the European Commission, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest, through its Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC). The project is financed by the European Commission.
This edition benefits from the support of the Romanian Diplomatic Institute, Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) Romania, the Romanian NGDO Platform (FOND Romania) and the Romanian Association for International Development and Cooperation (ARCADIA). Also supporting the activities of marking the official launch of Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) Romania: The Coalition for Child Protection (ChildPact), the NGO Federation for Children (FONPC), WorldVision Romania.
Due to the limited number of places available in the room we kindly ask you to register through the form below