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 17th, 2007
IPS Africa is excited to announce the launch of two mini-sites. The first one, From Polls to Polls, is part of the Women and Elections in Africa project. This site will carry news and resources about women and elections in Africa. The second mini-site is the Southern Africa Water Wire which provides in-depth coverage of water and related issues in SADC. While focusing on SADC, the site will also link to water news in Africa and globally. A part-time editor, Steve Lang has been hired in Johannesburg to work on the project.
Africa, Human rights and gender issues, Projects, Providing news and content, Sustainable development
July 30th, 2006
UN Democracy Fund – IPS is delighted to be among the first recipients of a grant from the new UN Democracy Fund. Only 125 out of more than 1,300 applications were successful so we did well.
Africa, Human rights and gender issues, Projects, Providing news and content
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