June 22nd, 2010
With the motto Another World is Possible. Another US is Necessary! the USSF runs from 22 – 26 June in Detroit, Michigan. Thousands of people will be convening to discuss and share experiences – with the aim to develop leadership, vision, and strategies needed to realize a better world.
IPS TerraViva is present in Detroit in an effort carried out with The Media Consortium (TMC), a network of the leading, progressive, independent media outlets in the U.S., to provide coverage of the USSF from within the context of the whole WSF process. Read more »
Civil society, Global, Globalization and the South, North America and the Caribbean, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
May 21st, 2010
Mario Lubetkin, Enrique Iglesias, Juan Pablo de Laiglesia. Credit: Jesus Mendo/IPS.
In the framework of the recent European Union-Latin America/Caribbean Summit (EU-LAC), IPS – Inter Press Service and the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a media roundtable in Madrid “Europe and Latin America, strategic allies in the global debate?”. The event was held in the head office of the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB) with the participation of governments, international organizations executives and journalists of both regions. Read more »
Civil society, Europe & Mediterranean, Latin America, Sustainable development
January 25th, 2009
IPS TerraViva reported from the 2009 World Social Forum in Belem, Brazil, from 27 January to 2 February.
A team of journalists from around the world covered the event for IPS TerraViva, in an effort carried out with the support of Oxfam Novib and ActionAid. Read more »
Civil society, Global, Globalization and the South
December 2nd, 2008
Inter Press Service (IPS) is pleased to announce the publication of the book “Comunicacion y desarrollo: en busca de la coherencia”, published in collaboration with Fundacion Carolina and the International University Menendez Pelayo (UIMP).
The book is the outcome of a seminar organized in Santander, Spain by IPS and Fundacion Carolina during the summer of 2007, which analysed the role of communication in development cooperation. Read more »
Civil society, Europe & Mediterranean
October 24th, 2008
IPS is pleased to inform that the IPS Support Group Meeting was held on 23 October in The Hague. This year’s meeting aimed to highlight the role of media related to ongoing strategies to preserve and increase the support base for global sustainable development.
Global warming and the new food crisis are hot news items and high on political agendas. However, important aspects and perspectives get little attention. Inter Press Service (IPS), Oxfam Novib and the Netherlands’ National Committee for International Cooperation and Sustainable Development (NCDO) organised this high level seminar in order to analyse these intertwined issues from different angles, giving special attention to Southern perspectives. Read more »
Civil society, Global, Sustainable development