August 28th, 2013
The role of public media and its future trends will be discussed during the 4th International Public Media Forum – Sustainability, Inclusion and the New Latin American Reality, which will take place at the Empresa Brasil de Comunicação’s (EBC) Cultural Space on August 29th and 30th in Brasilia.
The conference is co-sponsored by the World Bank and the Empresa Brasil de Comunicação (EBC), and has the institutional support of the Office of the President of the Republic’s Communication Secretariat (Secom) and the Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency. Read more »
Latin America, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
August 21st, 2013
Courtesy of UNESCO. Credit: K. Smith.
Bangkok, Thailand will host the Global Forum on Media and Gender (GFMG) from 2 to 4 December 2013. The event will address gender equality and women’s empowerment in and through the media. As a partner of UNESCO, which is the main organiser of the Forum, IPS will contribute its expertise in mainstreaming gender in its news products and producing media training manuals, events and platforms on different gender and development issues. Read more »
Capacity building, Global, Providing news and content
August 12th, 2013
IPS 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. Read more »
Africa, Capacity building, Providing news and content
August 6th, 2013
ASEAN Studies Centre’s Rodolfo Severino with IPS Asia-Pacific’s Son at right. Credit: IPS.
SINGAPORE, Jul 30 (IPS Asia-Pacific) – Stories about the Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) aren’t always about sexy topics that make the headlines or interest young journalists, posing a challenge as to how to have more in-depth reportage of social and development issues that the regional organisation is taking on with the onset of the ASEAN Community in 2015. Read more »
Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, Dissemination and networking
July 3rd, 2013
IPS is pleased to share with you content produced for the “Food and Media Talks” by IPSTV during the 38th Biennial Conference of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), this past week June 15-22, in Rome.
The “Food and Media Talks”, transmitted daily, marked the pilot phase of the daily programs of IPSTV which will begin in September 2013.
Further to the daily media talks, IPSTV had the opportunity to interview Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen and the President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro.
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