[25/05/2015 - Kapuscinski Development Lecture] The Sustainable Development Goals - Brilliant Propaganda? (Thomas POGGE, Yale University) & Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) Romania official launch

posted May 18, 2015, 2:25 PM by Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies ‎(FSPUB)‎   [ updated May 23, 2015, 4:33 AM ]

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) 
at the 
Romanian Diplomatic Institute 
(17, Primăverii blvd) 

for the 
Kapuscinski Development Lecture

The Sustainable Development Goals:
Brilliant Propaganda?

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. 

More about the Kapuscinski Development Lectures and planned events: http://kapuscinskilectures.eu/

For more information, please contact: 
Jan SZCZYCINSKI (UNDP, jan.szczycinski@undp.org), Luciana Alexandra GHICA (IDC, luciana.ghica@fspub.unibuc.ro, idc@fspub.unibuc.ro)

Due to the limited number of places available in the room we kindly ask you to register through the form below