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February 23rd, 2012

BANGKOK – IPS Asia-Pacific is seeking contributions from Asian journalists for its series on  ‘Climate Change: A Reporting Lens from Asia’ in the Asian development context, with deadline for story applications on 20 March 2012.

While stories on climate change hog the headlines when global summits about them are underway, the impact of climate change and ways of coping with it continues outside those high-profile events and may affect life as we know it. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South
February 9th, 2012

Bangkok - ‘Beyond Borders: Reportage from Our Mekong’, the newest book published by IPS Asia-Pacific, was launched at the regional media foundation’s workshop for Mekong journalists in January 2012.

The publication is the seventh compilation of the work of journalist-fellows in the Imaging Our Mekong media fellowship programme that IPS Asia-Pacific has implemented with its partner, Probe Media Foundation Inc, since 2002. Read more »

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December 15th, 2011

IPS Africa led a team of reporters that produced ten days of outstanding coverage of the climate change negotiations that took place in Durban, South Africa over the past weeks. During the last four days of the official negotiations a twelve-page printed TerraViva supplement was included daily as part of The New Age newspaper, distributed inside the conference hall to the delegates and to its usual readership across KwaZulu Natal province.

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More about: Africa, Dissemination and networking, Global, Globalization and the South, Human rights and gender issues, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
December 12th, 2011


“The journalists who turned the world upside down. Voices of another information” is the title of a book published recently in Italy telling the story of the Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency.

It is a patchwork story told by over one hundred journalists and key global players of the last 50 years. Long-time IPS correspondents, Heads of States and Nobel Prize Laureates among others give personal memories of the distinctive story of IPS, which today is the world’s leading news agency on issues such as development, environment, human rights and civil society.
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More about: Civil society, Global, Globalization and the South, Human rights and gender issues, Providing news and content
November 28th, 2011

 

 

Inter Press Service (IPS) has assembled a contingent of largely African journalists to report from the “African COP” – COP 17 in Durban, South Africa. The team will produce daily features, analysis and podcasts for TerraViva and material in English, Spanish and French for IPS’s global news service and Tierramérica.

Follow the team’s coverage in real-time on Twitter at @ipsenvironment and @ipsafrica and connect with IPS Environment and IPS Africa on Facebook.

IPS reporting will reflect the agency’s focus on the South and the role of civil society, with particular emphasis on the activity of non-governmental organisations, adaptation in poor countries and the gender dimensions of climate change.

The COP17 TerraViva site has a useful archive that looks back to IPS coverage of previous COP conferences. Finally, the coverage from South Africa is linked out to the concurrent negotiations in South Korea about Aid Effectiveness and the preceding Global Civil Society Forum, where IPS has a reporting team preparing a Busan TerraViva

More about: Agricultura, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Global, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development

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