April 8th, 2009
PHNOM PENH – A documentary on Myanmar citizens with Chinese ethnicity who cross the border from Yunnan daily to study in a Chinese school. A photo essay comparing the plight of working elephants in Thailand and neighbouring Laos. A feature taking a look at perceptions of China’s dam-building activities in the Lancang River, as the upstream Mekong River is called.
These are a but a sample of the media work produced by 31 journalist-fellows in the 2008-09 cycle of the Imaging Our Mekong programme — that were debated, argued over and turned inside out at a Mar. 25-28 workshop that brought them together in order to review and critique one another’s submissions. Read more »
Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South, Projects
December 16th, 2008
Developing Indigenous Reporting in Latin America and the Caribbean: IPS- Inter Press Service and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announce the winner of the 2008 journalism award.
The first prize of the journalism award “Economic development, fight against poverty and social exclusion in indigenous and poor rural communities of Latin America and the Caribbean” went to Cristiano Navarro (Brazil) for the article “Crushed in the wheels of the sugarcane industry”. The second prize was awarded to Elizabeth Perez (Colombia) for the article “From Extinction to Provisional Surrender. The Panacea of Persistance”. Cristiano Navarro and Elizabeth Perez will receive cash prizes of 1,500 and 1,000 USD respectively. Read more »
Capacity building, Globalization and the South, Human rights and gender issues, Latin America
September 30th, 2008
Johannesburg, IPS Africa is pleased to announce the launch of an innovative handbook for women politicians and the media to contribute to improved coverage of women during elections on the continent.
The launch took place at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism in Parktown and was attended by representatives from regional organizations such as the Southern African Broadcasting Association, SABA, the Media Institute for Southern Africa, MISA and local media, including the South African Broadcasting Corporation, the SABC. Read more »
Africa, Capacity building, Projects
November 28th, 2007
As part of its ongoing commitment to capacity-building in the South, IPS joined forces with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) to organise a three-day encounter between African journalists/editors and women politicians, on strengthening gender perspectives on election.
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Africa, Capacity building, Human rights and gender issues, Projects
November 27th, 2007
Continuing our media partnership with the Helsinki Process, IPS organized special coverage and proposed journalists from around the world to attend the HP Review Conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 27-29 November 2007. The Conference was about “Inclusive Governance – Bridging Global Divides” and IPS contributed to the communication and media dimensions.
Africa, Capacity building, Global, Globalization and the South
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