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March 20th, 2013
Trond Idås, Nina Johnsrud, Nina Søgaard, Jan Ove Årsæther and Ole Erik Almlid discussing the threat report. Credit: Aurora Hannisdal / SKUP

Trond Idås, Nina Johnsrud, Nina Søgaard, Jan Ove Årsæther and Ole Erik Almlid discussing the threat report. Credit: Aurora Hannisdal / SKUP

 

IPS editor in chief, Sanjay Suri, and Halle Joern Hanssen, IPS board member, were invited to participate in the annual Free Media Conference, organized by the Norwegian Foundation for a Free and Investigative Press (SKUP), held in Tonsberg in Norway, 15 – 17 March.

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March 20th, 2013

timthumb.phpIPS participated in the Exhibition “From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Towards a World Free from Nuclear Weapons”, now being shown in Bahrain’s capital, Manama, during the period 13-23 March, 2013.

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March 18th, 2013

CSW57

As government delegates, UN officials and grassroots women gathered for the two-week 57th Commission on the Status of Women, held in New York, from 4 to 15 March, IPS followed the negotiations and CSW’s main theme of how to stem the epidemic of violence against women around the world, in words and images. Read more »

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January 17th, 2013

Abu Dhabi hosted a series of events this week tackling the planet’s big sustainability challenges, especially around energy and water. IPS reported from Abu Dhabi throughout the week and you can read all the coverage at the TerraViva Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week sites in English and Arabic.

Download our printed IPS TerraViva newsletters in English or Arabic.

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January 15th, 2013

Leonardo padura. Credit: IPS Cuba.

Leonardo Padura, one of the most widely read and admired Cuban writers on and off the island, has won the National Literature Award 2012.

“His work transcends all ages. Old, young and adult people look out for his novels. He knows very well, with his flawless writing, how to communicate the experience of our generation which passed tranquil but also very difficult moments in Cuba’s recent history” said 51-year-old Cuban doctor Lourdes Suardiaz to IPS. Read more »

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