June 2nd, 2013
When IPS director general, Mario Lubetkin, announced at Rio+20 that IPS was branching out into WebTV to keep pace with the advances of digital technology, he emphasized that, “IPSTV will be much more than a visual cousin of the print product”.
During these past months, there has been intense work in Rome and around the world to build a team of professionals to manage the newly born IPSTV. Among first steps, IPSTV selected IPS journalists from Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America, the Middle East and Europe to come to Rome headquarters to undergo an intense week-long video reporting training. Read more »
Capacity building, Global, Providing news and content
May 23rd, 2013
ROME, 22 May, (IPS) – The Inter Press Service (IPS) international news agency launched on Wednesday 22 May the new website of its Spanish news service IPS Noticias.
“For IPS, languages are an essential aspect to add value to news in the information system, especially with the themes that IPS covers and analyses: development, civil society and the new scenarios in the global South,” said IPS Director General Mario Lubetkin. Read more »
Global, Providing news and content
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
March 20th, 2013
IPS participated in the Exhibition “From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Towards a World Free from Nuclear Weapons”, now being shown in Bahrain’s capital, Manama, during the period 13-23 March, 2013.
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Global, Projects, Providing news and content
March 18th, 2013
As government delegates, UN officials and grassroots women gathered for the two-week 57th Commission on the Status of Women, held in New York, from 4 to 15 March, IPS followed the negotiations and CSW’s main theme of how to stem the epidemic of violence against women around the world, in words and images. Read more »
Global, Human rights and gender issues, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, United Nations