May 17th, 2013
IPS is organizing together with ASCA and two Italian NGOs, Cospe and Un Ponte Per, the conference “Information for fair and sustainable development: a new way of cooperation between news agencies and civil society”, on May 18, 2013, during the X international conference-exhibition on sustainability best practices, to be held at Fortezza da Basso, in Florence, Italy. Read more »
Civil society, Europe & Mediterranean, Global, Sustainable development
May 3rd, 2013
IPS is pleased to share with you its contribution to the recently published CIVICUS report “The State of Civil Society 2013”. The full report includes nearly 50 contributions from experts and civil society leaders from around the world, highlighting good practices and challenges on the horizon for citizens and civil society globally.
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November 27th, 2012
MDG3 and FLOW group photo in The Hague.
IPS was invited by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to join the conference “Women Moving Mountains” (#wmm) marking the closure of the successful MDG3 Fund and the kick-off of its successor: Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women (FLOW). You can follow ongoing IPS coverage of equality and empowerment at our gender news site, find us on Facebook or follow us on twitter @thegenderwire. Read more »
Agriculture, aid effectiveness, Capacity building, Civil society, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Global, Human rights and gender issues, migration, Projects, Providing news and content
October 15th, 2012
(L-r) Sara Ranzini and Giuseppe Sala (EXPO 2015), Kudzai Makombe (IPS Africa), Adérito Caledeira, (@verdade), Paolo Migliavacca (VITA) and Roberto Arditti (EXPO 2015). Credit: EXPO 2015.
IPS Africa was awarded The Africa Media Prize EXPO MILAN 2015 at the recently concluded Expo Milano 2015 International Participants’ Meeting that took place from October 10 – 12.
The award, presented during the Communication session of the International Participants’ Meeting, recognizes IPS Africa for its capacity to voice the opinion of African communities regarding development issues. It was awarded jointly by EXPO and Afronline, an IPS partner. Read more »
Africa, Civil society, Dissemination and networking, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
September 24th, 2012
The High Level Forum on Culture of Peace took place on September 14, organized by the Office of the President of the 66th UN General Assembly in cooperation with the Foundation Culture of Peace, Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency and the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace (GMCoP).
The Forum was supported by the Permanent Missions of Bangladesh, Benin, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Kazakhstan, the Philippines and South Africa. Read more »
Civil society, Dialogue among civilizations, Global, Human rights and gender issues, United Nations