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March 18th, 2013

CSW57

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 »

More about: Global, Human rights and gender issues, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, United Nations
March 14th, 2013
5th UNAoC Official Opening Session. Credit: Courtesy of BmeiA.

5th UNAoC Official Opening Session. Credit: Courtesy of BmeiA.

IPS Director General participated in the 5th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Global Forum that took place in Vienna (February 27-28), entitled “Responsible Leadership in Diversity and Dialogue”. President Al-Nasser, president of the IPS Board, took up his new appointment as High Representative of the Alliance in Vienna. Read more »

More about: Dialogue among civilizations, Global, United Nations
February 14th, 2013

IPS in partnership with Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) worked with 21 journalists this week in Rome with a training event to coincide with IFAD’s General Council (GC) meeting. Journalists from all over the world joined the training, including participation from Nepal, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal and Burkina Faso. Read more »

More about: Agriculture, Capacity building, climate change, Global, Projects
January 21st, 2013

IPS WebTV is recruiting for the full-time position of “Anchor and newsroom journalist” (English), based in Rome, Italy. Start date is March 2013 on a renewable one-year contract.

Background – After evolving from an international wire service into an increasing multi-media communication organisation, Inter Press Service (IPS) is launching a sister operation, an Internet TV news service “IPS WebTV”. Read more »

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January 17th, 2013

Abu Dhabi hosted a series of events this week tackling the planet’s big sustainability challenges, especially around energy and water. IPS reported from Abu Dhabi throughout the week and you can read all the coverage at the TerraViva Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week sites in English and Arabic.

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