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July 23rd, 2012

ROME, 23 Jul – Inter Press Service (IPS), the international non-profit news agency headquartered in Rome, officially launches its new website this Monday, Jul. 23.

Mario Lubetkin, IPS’s Director General, said that the re-design comes at a time of shifting sands for the media and communication sector. Read more »

More about: Civil society, Global, Globalization and the South, Human rights and gender issues, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
July 4th, 2012
TerraVivaIPS gathered a team of 16 journalists – one of the biggest foreign press delegations – from around the world to provide daily reporting in English, Portuguese and Spanish from Rio de Janeiro starting from June 13th and packaged as TerraViva Rio+20.
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The team, led by associate Editor-in-Chief Diana Cariboni, reported from the main venues including Riocentro, site of the official negotiations, the People’s Summit in Barra da Tijuca, from Flamengo park, universities, cultural centres and legislative buildings as well as reporting from favelas in the outskirts of the city and on sustainable development initiatives in rural areas. Read more »

More about: Civil society, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Global, Globalization and the South, Human rights and gender issues, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development, United Nations
May 28th, 2012

 

IPS – Inter Press Service launches its TerraViva Rio+20 website to contribute to the exchange of ideas among participants in Rio and decision makers, opinion leaders, academics and CSO leaders at home, and for general audiences in Brazil and worldwide.
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IPS is sending a team of reporters from Asia, Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America to report on Rio+20, the U.N. conference on sustainable development that will take place (June, 20-22, 2012), the prep com that precedes it, and the People’s Summit (June 15-23, 2012) in Rio de Janeiro. Read more »

More about: Civil society, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South, Latin America, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content
March 6th, 2012

As the second week of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) gets underway at the United Nations in New York you can catch up with all our reporting on our gender pages.

Echoing one of the priority themes of the CSW this year IPS reports from India and Bangladesh – Rural Women Are Leading the Way – Will the World Follow? An interview with Liane Schalatek, of the Heinrich Böll Foundation in North America looks at one dimension of this issue – Climate Funding Needs Gender Equity.

Gender budgeting is another focus of the meeting and IPS reports from Warsaw on Little Money to Promote Gender Equality in Eastern Europe.

 

 

More about: aid effectiveness, climate change, Global, Human rights and gender issues, Poverty & MDGs
March 6th, 2012

BANGKOK -Do you have a good ASEAN story to tell?

Inter Press Service (IPS) Asia-Pacific, in partnership with the ASEAN Studies Centre and with the support of the International Development Research Centre, is inviting journalists to submit creative, original ideas for proposals for in-depth features on development issues around the Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its role in the region. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, Dissemination and networking, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs

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