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November 30th, 2015

ROME & MIAMI – November 30, 2015 – Inter Press Service (IPS) and iCrowdNewswire today unveiled a fully integrated and managed software-as-a-service (SaaS) corporate communications and press release network hub serving Civil Society, NGOs, the organizations of the United Nations and partners, and a wide range of entities and institutions worldwide.

icrowdnewswire_“The goal is to make the communications process more efficient and equally accessible to large, well-funded organizations as well as to smaller agencies that have fewer resources,” said Farhana Haque Rahman, IPS Director General. “By partnering with the technically strong executive team at iCrowdNewswire, we will be able to provide unprecedented global dissemination of news to agencies of all sizes that are advancing goals for sustainable development, climate change, human rights, education, food and agriculture.”
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More about: Global, North America and the Caribbean
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
November 18th, 2013

uruguayfloodsFor the small island developing states of the Caribbean, there is nothing more important than the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP19) taking in Warsaw, Poland from Nov. 11-22. Read more »

More about: climate change, North America and the Caribbean
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 »

More about: Africa, climate change, Global, Latin America, North America and the Caribbean, Providing news and content
August 22nd, 2012


Inter Press Service (IPS) Washington DC bureau is looking for a reporter-intern.

Responsibilities include:

Liaising with press representatives from think tanks, non-profits and U.S. government agencies to contribute to IPS’s weekly news agenda.

Conducting interviews with government officials, experts, representatives of international agencies and human-rights organisations and other individuals.

Covering press conferences, lectures, panel discussions and other events. Read more »

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