IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency
August 12th, 2013

africaIPS Africa has been invited as media partner to the annual conference of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit of Heads of State and Government, to be held on August, 17 – 18, in Lilongwe, Malawi.

IPS Africa will be present with a team of journalists to the number of side events to be held during the conference starting August 14th, leading up to the Summit of Heads of State and Governments, to produce 3 printed multi-lingual TerraViva’s.

Journalists reporting about SADC proceedings will put a lens on policy announcements on interregional co-operation; progress in key areas which have inter regional impacts – gender issues, development, transport and infrastructure among others, as well as inform about the meeting of the SADC council of NGOs.

In addition to online and live social media coverage about the events, IPS Africa will support the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism (IAJ) in training journalists workshops, including field trips and content production.

Online coverage and pdf’ versions of SADC TerraViva conference journal will be available for download at IPS Africa website.

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