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July 27th, 2015

‘Global Citizenship Education for a Just, Peaceful, Inclusive and Sustainable World’ was the theme of a forum organised by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations at the UN on June 15, which was co-sponsored by IPS. The event in which DG Ramesh Jaura participated along with distinguished speakers from several permanent missions to the UN, high-ranking UN officials and some of the leading civil society organisations, was broadcast on the UN Web TV.

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More about: Global
April 7th, 2015

Japan ranks among some of the major project partners of IPS. Since April 2009, thanks due to the efforts of IPS Japan, we have been carrying out a media project with the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) on raising awareness for a world free of nuclear weapons. In April 2014, SGI entrusted us with a new project aimed at fostering ‘global citizenship’.

Presenting Soka Gakkai President Minoru Harada printout of a photo of Indian Peepal tree, stressing expectation for a long-term partnership between IPS and SG.

Presenting Soka Gakkai President Minoru Harada printout of a photo of Indian Peepal tree, stressing expectation for a long-term partnership between IPS and SG.

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More about: Asia & Pacific, Global
March 18th, 2015

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Lansana Fofana – a courageous and dedicated journalist ​from Sierra Leone, ​who spent his life in pursuit of the under-reported story – working for IPS, BBC, and SABC, among others.

 

Lansana Fofana. Courtesy of Awoko Newspaper

Lansana Fofana. Courtesy of Awoko Newspaper

A graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree from Fourah Bay College, Fofana wrote dozens of stories for the IPS wire dating back over a decade. He covered war, military coups, FGM, child soldiers, the post-war tribunal, and of course the battle to contain Ebola.

 

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More about: Africa, Global
February 23rd, 2015

News and analysis from different parts of India constitute an important segment of IPS News Service. New Delhi in fact hosted the IPS News Agency’s South Asian bureau several years ago. I was therefore delighted when the prestigious TERI (The Energy Research Institute) invited me to attend the 15th session of the annual Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) from February 4 to 7. It provided an excellent opportunity to refresh some of the old and outstanding contacts and explore possibilities of reviving IPS institutional presence in a country that, according to experts, is “eclipsing China’s Economy as brightest BRIC star”

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More about: Asia & Pacific
February 16th, 2015

(SADC Applicants Only)

Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa invites you to participate in training on transboundary water governance in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and implications on national water policy and use, to be held during national water week in your country.

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More about: Africa, Capacity building

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