Español
IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency
   
 
January 20th, 2007

IPS worked hard towards providing full media coverage of the 2007 World Social Forum, held in Nairobi on 20-25 January 2007.

As part of its communication strategy to strengthen information about the WSF process, IPS created a multi-media platform alliance with TeleSur and Amarc to report the World Social Forum process in Nairobi. As a result of this initiative, TerraViva Radio in collaboration with Amarc was launched and transmitted news in French, English and Spanish. TeleSur television transmitted through streaming. IPS also supported the publication of African Flame, the other newspaper produced during the WSF by Enda.

Furthermore, IPS organized two important events. One was the information and communication forum, to give continuity to the process started in Porto Alegre in 2005. Among participants were TeleSur, AMARC, Ciranda.

The other event was a full day seminar on the future of the WSF and its movements. The seminar was organized with NIGD, Transform! Italia, Kepa, Alternative Information Center Jeruzalem-Bethelehem, Enda, Ethos, Centre for Civil Society (Durban), Center of Indian Trade Unions (Cetri), Cetri, Liberdade Brasil, Paolo Freire Institute, Program on Democracy and Global Tranformation, Sodnet, Tavola della Pace and UBUNTU. The seminar was divided in three sessions: Future of the movements: Future movements of the Forum; and Political parties and progressive governments. The latter was coordinated by IPS who invited Vice Minister of foreign Affairs of Italy, Patrizia Sentinelli and Minister of the Presidency of Brazil, Luis Dulzi.

More about: Africa, Civil society, Dissemination and networking, Global, Globalization and the South, Providing news and content

 
Make a donation
 

Latest News

2014 IPS International Achievement Award for Nuclear Disarmament
Cordially invites you to a Ceremony and Reception on Monday, 17 November 2014 at 6pm hosted by United Nations Correspondents’ Association (UNCA), United Nations Secretariat Building, Room S-310 for the 2014 International Achievement Award for Nuclear Disarmament sponsored by Soka Gakkai International (SGI) to be presented to JAYANTHA DHANAPALA Under Secretary General for Disarmament Affairs […]
FORUM ON GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
In cooperation with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN and Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Cordially invites you to a FORUM ON GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP on 18 November 2014 from 09:00-13:30 Venue: Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations 820 Second Avenue (btw 43 & […]
More >>  
The Double Burden of Malnutrition
Down With Sustainable Development! Long Live Convivial Degrowth!
Azerbaijan’s Rights Activists on the Brink
More >>  
 
 

  TAG CLOUD

ASEAN climate change communication cooperation development elections environment Global human rights IFAD IPS journalists Kofi Annan mdgs media media development poverty Terraviva UNDP women

Copyright © 2014 IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency. All rights reserved.