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September 18th, 2012

IPS – Inter Press Service and Menendez Pelayo International University (UIMP) organized their fifth annual seminar, with this year’s 3-day meeting focused on “Communication for Social Change and Development”. It was held from 10 – 12 September, 2012 in Santander (Spain).

The seminar gave an opportunity for different actors working in the field of communication, development and social change to exchange experiences and create synergies, with a view to improve public policies on communication, and good practices in these fields. Read more »

More about: Capacity building, Dissemination and networking, Providing news and content
September 12th, 2012

BANGKOK – To get a view of current development and social news and issues relating to the Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN), which was set up by IPS Asia-Pacific under its programme with the International Development Research Centre.

ASEAN, South-east Asia’s main grouping of 10 member countries, gets a lot of media coverage. But most of this is centred around high-profile events and summits, leaving little room for in-depth analysis and investigation especially of social issues that rarely make the headlines at such events. Read more »

More about: Asia & Pacific, Capacity building, Dissemination and networking, Projects, Providing news and content
August 31st, 2011

IPS is pleased to announce the launch of the monthly newsletter “Microfinance: Can Micro Loans Make a Macro Difference?” another initiative in the frame of the IPS cooperation agreement with the Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) in view of the Microcredit Summit to be held this year in Valladolid, Spain (November 14-17, 2011). Read more »

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November 29th, 2007

The annual IPS Support Group Meeting, was held in Venice, Italy, on November 29, 2007. The meeting focused on “The role of communication in the alliance among civilizations”. The event was co-organized with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and counted on the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Province of Venice. Read more »

More about: Dialogue among civilizations, Dissemination and networking, Europe & Mediterranean, Global
June 23rd, 2007

In the frame of the initiatives organized for the MDGs mid-term review, Sabina Zaccaro in Rome coordinated for IPS the Local Governments’ International Mid Term Evaluation Conference on the U.N. Millennium Development Goals, a joint initiative of IPS, the Municipality of Rome and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), held in Rome on 22 and 23 June 2007. Mayors of all over the world attended the Conference.
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More about: Civil society, Dissemination and networking, Europe & Mediterranean, Global, Poverty & MDGs, Sustainable development

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