December 21st, 2012
IPS UN Bureau Chief Thalif Deen receiving the gold medal from Secretary-General
Ban Ki-moon. Photo credit: Rousbeh Legatis.
UNITED NATIONS — At the annual UN Correspondents Association (UNCA) award ceremony/black tie dinner in New York on December 19, Inter Press Service (IPS) was declared winner of a prestigious gold medal for its global and UN coverage of the environment – specifically climate change, biodiversity and water.
IPS UN Bureau Chief Thalif Deen, who has covered virtually every single major UN conference since the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio, was singled out for his contributions.
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climate change, Global, Providing news and content, United Nations
December 7th, 2012
IPS and the Italian National Press Federation (Federazione Nazionale della Stampa Italiana, FNSI) organized a debate on 29th November about Press Freedom and New Scenarios in Latin America, the case of Argentina at FNSI headquarters in Rome. Read more »
Latin America, Providing news and content
November 27th, 2012
MDG3 and FLOW group photo in The Hague.
IPS was invited by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to join the conference “Women Moving Mountains” (#wmm) marking the closure of the successful MDG3 Fund and the kick-off of its successor: Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women (FLOW). You can follow ongoing IPS coverage of equality and empowerment at our gender news site, find us on Facebook or follow us on twitter @thegenderwire. Read more »
Agriculture, aid effectiveness, Capacity building, Civil society, climate change, Dissemination and networking, Global, Human rights and gender issues, migration, Projects, Providing news and content
November 27th, 2012
Thanks to the support of IFAD, we have now launched a new format for our French and English websites when accessed through mobile technology, making it easier for you to find and read our stories on the go.
When you access www.ipsnews.net or any of our pages via a mobile device, you will automatically be directed to our mobile friendly site. The new format allows you to easily search, scroll and read stories, and also gives you the option to switch back to the full version if you prefer.
We hope you enjoy the upgrade!
Global, Providing news and content
November 20th, 2012
IPS’ 50 years of reporting on social justice has taught us that all sustainable change is made collectively. Will you join our 2013 Promise?
Dear IPS reader,
2012 was a year of many reporting highlights for IPS.
From the revolutionary uprisings in the Middle East to the local effects of the global financial crisis, climate change and the global food crisis , IPS has continued to deliver on its mission to serve as a platform for voices from the Global South, with a focus on the daily realities of actors at the centre of development, including women, rural and urban poor, and indigenous communities. Read more »
Dissemination and networking, Global, Providing news and content