June 22nd, 2010
With the motto Another World is Possible. Another US is Necessary! the USSF runs from 22 – 26 June in Detroit, Michigan. Thousands of people will be convening to discuss and share experiences – with the aim to develop leadership, vision, and strategies needed to realize a better world.
IPS TerraViva is present in Detroit in an effort carried out with The Media Consortium (TMC), a network of the leading, progressive, independent media outlets in the U.S., to provide coverage of the USSF from within the context of the whole WSF process. Read more »
Civil society, Global, Globalization and the South, North America and the Caribbean, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
May 19th, 2009
The IPS UN Bureau celebrated its 30th anniversary May 12 with a reception hosted by Director-General Mario Lubetkin at the UN Correspondents’ Association (UNCA) club in the Secretariat.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, despite a tight schedule that evening, made a personal appearance to congratulate the DG and convey his best wishes for the future.
The reception, labeled a wine-and-cheese party, was attended by more than 75 to 100 guests– mostly journalists, diplomats and UN staffers. Read more »
North America and the Caribbean
March 26th, 2009
It was March 1979 when IPS opened the correspondent bureau in Havana, so this year marks the 30th anniversary of IPS Cuba. A series of commemorative initiatives were organised from 17- 22 March. A visit to a sustainable development project, the focus of one of the many in-depth reports transmitted globally by IPS from Cuba, concluded intensive days of celebrations of the IPS presence in the Caribbean isle. Read more »
North America and the Caribbean, Projects, Providing news and content
January 11th, 2008
The South-South Executive Brief features news stories, analyses and policy-level interviews focusing on increasing bilateral, trilateral, regional and inter-regional relations among developing countries. Read more »
Africa, Asia & Pacific, Europe & Mediterranean, Globalization and the South, Latin America, North America and the Caribbean
June 17th, 2007
IPS has been singled out for special mention in a voluminous 810-page new publication, ‘The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations’, published by the Oxford University Press. The comprehensive reference guide on the United Nations (price $150) covers a wide range of political and economic issues related to the world body, including human rights, international peace and security, disarmament, development, peacekeeping and gender empowerment.
Dissemination and networking, Global, North America and the Caribbean, Providing news and content
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