March 25th, 2014
left: Ambassador Walther Lichem, Vice-chair of the IPS-Inter Press Service International Association; right: Ambassador Nassir Abdul Aziz Al-Nasser, UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations
The UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and IPS-Inter Press Service International Association (IPS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) “to enhance their cooperation in the fields of intercultural and inter-religious interaction and cooperation in all areas of joint interest and responsibility.” The MoU was signed by Ambassador Nassir Abdul Aziz Al-Nasser, UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, and Ambassador Walther Lichem, Vice-chair of the IPS-Inter Press Service International Association, at the IPS offices in Rome on March 24.
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December 27th, 2013
Thalif Deen with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the award ceremony in New York. (Picture by Lusha Chen)
Thalif Deen, UN Bureau Chief for Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency and Regional Director North America, won one of the highest honours for excellence in UN reporting at the annual awards ceremony hosted by the UN Correspondents’ Association (UNCA) in New York.
Global, North America and the Caribbean, United Nations
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October 28th, 2013
The IPS Core Group (CG) meeting was held on October 18, 2013, in Rome, Italy. FAO hosted the meeting and Carlos Tiburcio, Special Advisor of the Personal Cabinet of the Presidency of the government of Brazil, Chair of the CG, together with Enrique Yeves, Director of Communication, on behalf of FAO as host of the meeting, welcomed participants and opened the meeting. Read more »
Global, United Nations
October 23rd, 2013
High Representative of UNAOC and IPS President Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser with Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs Emma Bonino.
June 13th, 2013
An international team of IPS reporters and editors will be in Rome June 15-22 to cover the 38th Biennial Conference of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO).
In addition to online coverage in print and video, IPS will produce a printed daily multi-lingual conference newspaper, “TerraViva FAO38.” Read more »
Africa, Agriculture, Globalization and the South, Providing news and content, Sustainable development, United Nations