Español
IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency
   
 
May 19th, 2009

bankifin1aThe 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 »

More about: North America and the Caribbean
March 26th, 2009

cubahomenajeIt 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 »

More about: 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 »

More about: 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.
Read more »

More about: Dissemination and networking, Global, North America and the Caribbean, Providing news and content
June 20th, 2006

IPS has been in the top five news stories selected by the UN Wire since the end of May, in two occasions it was the first most clicked by readers.
Read more »

More about: Global, North America and the Caribbean, Providing news and content

  TAG CLOUD

ASEAN climate change communication cooperation development elections environment Global human rights IFAD IPS journalists Kofi Annan mdgs media media development poverty Terraviva UNDP women

 
Make a donation
 

Latest News

IPS-UNFPA TerraViva Special Marks ICPD's 20th Anniversary ​
Twenty years ago, 179 governments gathered in the Egyptian capital Cairo for the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), to agree on a blueprint for tackling some of the world’s most pressing problems at the time, including poverty, population growth and gaping inequalities between men and women. The conference ended with the adoption […]
IPS Joins 'Small Actions, Big Movements'
IPS Asia-Pacific editor and staff writer Kanya D’Almeida was invited to participate in a historic gathering in Cape Town, South Africa – the quadrennial meeting of the 93-year-old War Resister’s International (WRI) – from July 4 to 8. The conference this year took place alongside meetings of the African Nonviolence and Peacebuilding Network, and the […]
More >>  
Water: A Defining Issue for Post-2015
Urban Population to Reach 3.9 Billion by Year End
On Sri Lanka’s Tea Estates, Maternal Health Leaves a Lot to Be Desired
More >>  
 
 
Copyright © 2014 IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency. All rights reserved.