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October 1st, 2012

Journalists, trainers and logistics personnel.

Last week 11 journalists from all over Africa attended the Reporting on Rural Poverty and Agriculture workshop in Arusha, Tanzania, which was held in conjunction with the biannual African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF). The workshop was the third in a series of training workshops organised by Inter Press Service – IPS and Thomson Reuters Foundation in a partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), following events in Cairo and Rio de Janeiro earlier this year.

In addition to the training the participants attended a press conference with Kofi Annan and Melinda Gates, reported on keynote speaker Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, the President of IFAD, live tweeted from the conference with the hashtag #AGRF2012, and visited two IFAD projects in rural Tanzania. Read more »

More about: Africa, Capacity building, Poverty & MDGs, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
December 19th, 2006

IPS proudly presented Mr. Kofi Annan, outgoing UN Secretary-General, with the 2006 IPS International Achievement Award, in the course of a ceremony held in New York on December 19, at the UN Delegates Dining Room.
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More about: Dissemination and networking, Global
February 26th, 2006

The president of the IPS Board of Trustees, Roberto Savio, was invited as founding president of IPS to the second conference of the UN-sponsored Alliance of Civilizations in Doha, 26 February, urging action not talk to bridge the yawning gap between the Muslim world and the West.
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More about: Dialogue among civilizations, Dissemination and networking, Global

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