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December 27th, 2013
Thalif Deen with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the award ceremony in New York.  (Picture by Lusha Chen)

Thalif Deen with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the award ceremony in New York. (Picture by Lusha Chen)

 

Thalif Deen, UN Bureau Chief for Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency and Regional Director North America, won one of the highest honours for excellence in UN reporting at the annual awards ceremony hosted by the UN Correspondents’ Association (UNCA) in New York.
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More about: Global, North America and the Caribbean, United Nations
December 2nd, 2013

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Mario Lubetkin has announced his resignation, after 12 successful years as Director General (DG), effective 7 February 2014. IPS is looking for his successor.

The Director General leads, manages and speaks for IPS globally, guided by the overall strategic direction set by the international Board of Directors, always safeguarding the mission of IPS and its editorial values and integrity. The DG has direct responsibility for the financial, administrative and managerial operations of the global members of the IPS Group, and oversight of the other entities that are managed autonomously. The DG takes the lead role in fundraising with the official, foundation and private sectors to secure the financial health and sustainability of IPS, and manages relations with all its stakeholders. Read more »

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October 28th, 2013

CGmtgsmThe IPS Core Group (CG) meeting was held on October 18, 2013, in Rome, Italy. FAO hosted the meeting and Carlos Tiburcio, Special Advisor of the Personal Cabinet of the Presidency of the government of Brazil, Chair of the CG, together with Enrique Yeves, Director of Communication, on behalf of FAO as host of the meeting, welcomed participants and opened the meeting. Read more »

More about: Global, United Nations
October 21st, 2013
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Preethi Nallu, IPSTV anchor.

After one year of intense preparation IPSTV Newscast is ready to go on air.

Starting on October 22nd, our correspondents from Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America, the Middle East and Europe will bring you the IPSTV views on news and compose a 30-minute program reflecting the IPS in-depth “behind the headlines” approach. Read more »

More about: Civil society, Global, Globalization and the South, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
October 11th, 2013
Mario Lubetkin and  Giuseppe Sala.

Mario Lubetkin and Giuseppe Sala.

IPS Director General, Mario Lubetkin, was invited to the third edition of the International Participants Meeting (IPM) for Expo Milano 2015 on October 3-4, at the Lingotto in Turin, Italy. Two days were dedicated to the Universal Expo theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” with representatives from over one hundred countries.

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More about: Civil society, Global

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