April 14th, 2010
A child gets a dose of polio vaccine in the city of Mingora in Swat district . Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai
Ashfaq Yusufzai has won a 2009 Media Health Award in Pakistan in the category of “Best Reporter – International” for his story for IPS in November, “Polio Vaccination: One Hurdle Down, One More to Go”. The awards are a joint initiative of the Ministry of Health, UNICEF and WHO in Pakistan. Two thousand three hundred entries were judged by a five member jury. Read more »
Asia & Pacific, Globalization and the South, Poverty & MDGs
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.
Dissemination and networking, Global, North America and the Caribbean, Providing news and content
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June 15th, 2007
Newly forged media partnership supports over 80 street papers, like The Big Issue, in 34 countries across 6 continents
Dissemination and networking, Europe & Mediterranean, Global, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
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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