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October 16th, 2012

IPS Asia-Pacific led a team of journalists that produced in-depth coverage of the 2012 Annual IMF-WB meetings, Oct. 9-14, which took place in Tokyo, Japan. The team produced an on-line TerraViva in English and Japanese that provided independent reporting and analysis, from Asian perspectives, about key development issues around the meetings, including disaster planning and sustainable development. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs, Projects, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
October 1st, 2012

(L to R) Victoria Malvar, Roberto Savio, SG vice-presidents Koji Shinohara and Yasuro Kubo.

IPS President Emeritus and Chairman of the IPS Board of Trustees, Roberto Savio, has been awarded the prestigious Hiroshima Peace Award, established by Soka Gakkai, a lay Buddhist organisation based in Tokyo.

Bestowing the award on September 29, 2012 on behalf of the citizens of Hiroshima, Soka Gakkai’s vice president Koji Shinohara lauded Savio’s contribution towards the construction of a century of peace by “giving voice to the voiceless” through Inter Press Service for nearly five decades. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, Providing news and content
September 12th, 2012

BANGKOK – To get a view of current development and social news and issues relating to the Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN), which was set up by IPS Asia-Pacific under its programme with the International Development Research Centre.

ASEAN, South-east Asia’s main grouping of 10 member countries, gets a lot of media coverage. But most of this is centred around high-profile events and summits, leaving little room for in-depth analysis and investigation especially of social issues that rarely make the headlines at such events. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, Dissemination and networking, Projects, Providing news and content
March 6th, 2012

BANGKOK -Do you have a good ASEAN story to tell?

Inter Press Service (IPS) Asia-Pacific, in partnership with the ASEAN Studies Centre and with the support of the International Development Research Centre, is inviting journalists to submit creative, original ideas for proposals for in-depth features on development issues around the Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its role in the region. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs
February 23rd, 2012

BANGKOK – IPS Asia-Pacific is seeking contributions from Asian journalists for its series on  ‘Climate Change: A Reporting Lens from Asia’ in the Asian development context, with deadline for story applications on 20 March 2012.

While stories on climate change hog the headlines when global summits about them are underway, the impact of climate change and ways of coping with it continues outside those high-profile events and may affect life as we know it. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South

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