March 1st, 2012
The Middle East and North Africa Community Media Working Group, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) the Community Media Network (CMN), International Media Support (IMS), Inter Press Service, Oxfam Novib, UNESCO, the Open Society Institute (OSI) and EED, among others, organize the first international conference on Community Media and the Arab Spring, to be held at Hotel Majestic, Tunis, March 9-10, 2012. For registration and further information please visit here or contact AMARC at firstname.lastname@example.org Read more »
Arab Countries, Dissemination and networking, Providing news and content
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 »
Dialogue among civilizations, Dissemination and networking, Europe & Mediterranean, Global
November 28th, 2007
As part of its ongoing commitment to capacity-building in the South, IPS joined forces with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) to organise a three-day encounter between African journalists/editors and women politicians, on strengthening gender perspectives on election.
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Africa, Capacity building, Human rights and gender issues, Projects
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.
Dissemination and networking, Latin America, Poverty & MDGs, Sustainable development
May 17th, 2007
The DG travelled to Glasgow to participate in the CIVICUS World Assembly and to the Media and Civil Society Dialogue jointly organized by CIVICUS, IPS and Oxfam-Novib, on the relationship between the media and civil society, with a broader aim to increase understanding between mainstream media and civil society in order to improve the quality and quantity of coverage that civil society issues receive.
Civil society, Dissemination and networking, Europe & Mediterranean, Providing news and content
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