March 14th, 2013
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
Download our printed IPS TerraViva newsletters in English or Arabic.
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Global, Providing news and content
January 15th, 2013
This week an international IPS team is reporting from Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Leaders and more than 30,000 participants from 150 countries are in Abu Dhabi to explore solutions to sustainability challenges like those posed by regional water shortages and the world’s ongoing reliance on non-sustainable energy sources.
Follow all the reporting at the IPS TerraViva Abu Dhabi Sustainability week sites in English or in Arabic, including curtain-raisers on energy and water: Read more »