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
November 20th, 2012
IPS’ 50 years of reporting on social justice has taught us that all sustainable change is made collectively. Will you join our 2013 Promise?
Dear IPS reader,
2012 was a year of many reporting highlights for IPS.
From the revolutionary uprisings in the Middle East to the local effects of the global financial crisis, climate change and the global food crisis , IPS has continued to deliver on its mission to serve as a platform for voices from the Global South, with a focus on the daily realities of actors at the centre of development, including women, rural and urban poor, and indigenous communities. Read more »
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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 »
Asia & Pacific, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs, Projects, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
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 18th, 2012
IPS – Inter Press Service and Menendez Pelayo International University (UIMP) organized their fifth annual seminar, with this year’s 3-day meeting focused on “Communication for Social Change and Development”. It was held from 10 – 12 September, 2012 in Santander (Spain).
The seminar gave an opportunity for different actors working in the field of communication, development and social change to exchange experiences and create synergies, with a view to improve public policies on communication, and good practices in these fields. Read more »
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