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 »
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November 27th, 2012
Thanks to the support of IFAD, we have now launched a new format for our French and English websites when accessed through mobile technology, making it easier for you to find and read our stories on the go.
When you access www.ipsnews.net or any of our pages via a mobile device, you will automatically be directed to our mobile friendly site. The new format allows you to easily search, scroll and read stories, and also gives you the option to switch back to the full version if you prefer.
We hope you enjoy the upgrade!
Global, 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 26th, 2012
H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 25 2012 (IPS) - The United Nations Association-New York (UNA-NY) honoured former General Assembly President Nassir Abdul Aziz Al-Nasser as the 2012 “Humanitarian of the Year”.
Speaking at a formal dinner during the award ceremony Thursday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that “Ambassador Al-Nasser has dedicated much of his life in public service helping to advance cross-cultural dialogue, diversity, peace, and development.” Read more »
Global, United Nations
October 18th, 2012
IPS journalists have had a winning week in the Caribbean, in Africa and in Latin America.
Two of our journalists have won climate change reporting prizes awarded by the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). The awards ceremony was yesterday, 17th October, in Antigua. Read more »
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