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June 17th, 2007

IPS has been singled out for special mention in a voluminous 810-page new publication, ‘The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations’, published by the Oxford University Press. The comprehensive reference guide on the United Nations (price $150) covers a wide range of political and economic issues related to the world body, including human rights, international peace and security, disarmament, development, peacekeeping and gender empowerment.
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More about: Dissemination and networking, Global, North America and the Caribbean, Providing news and content
June 15th, 2007

Newly forged media partnership supports over 80 street papers, like The Big Issue, in 34 countries across 6 continents
The International Network of Street Papers (INSP), with its headquarters in Glasgow, actively encourages and supports the setting up of street papers worldwide to create opportunities for people who are homeless and are living in poverty. INSP papers also form a significant global media movement with a combined annual circulation of 32 million copies. INSP’s independent news service project- “The Street News Service” facilitates the sharing of quality copy and pictures between street papers internationally and provides access to news and features from key external partners.
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More about: Dissemination and networking, Europe & Mediterranean, Global, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
June 13th, 2007

A seminar on climate change was organized in Mexico with UNDP, UNEP. Among speakers were the Italian ambassador and Nobel chemistry laureate Mario Molina, who gave a talk at the opening of the seminar. Extensive participation of Mexican media to the event which had wide repercussion. Around 20 newspapers from different regions of the country participated to the seminar.

More about: Dissemination and networking, Latin America, Poverty & MDGs, Sustainable development
October 25th, 2006

IPS had an outstanding role in the first World Congress on Communication forDevelopment (WCCD) held in Rome, 25-27 October, organized by FAO, the World Bank and the Communication Initiative (CI).
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More about: Civil society, Dissemination and networking, Global, Globalization and the South

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