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Belgian photographer wins Alfred Fried Photography Award

The International Press Institute (IPI) is pleased to join the Österreichische Photographische Gesellschaft and Edition Lammerhuber in recognising Belgian photographer Patricia Willocq as the winner of the 2015 Alfred Fried Photography Award for peace photography Willocq was honoured for her photo series “Look at me, I am beautiful”, which shows scenes of happiness in which […]

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Dans la perspective de 2015, l’IPI publie un Guide pour les journalistes ayant à traiter des OMD

Read in English Il reste deux ans et 26 jours aux gouvernements pour atteindre les objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD), fixés en 2000 par l’ONU, en réponse aux grandes  déclarations en faveur de l’amélioration de la condition humaine. Moyennant un effort supplémentaire, plusieurs objectifs pourraient être atteints alors que pour d’autres, un urgent besoin de […]

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IPI condemns journalist killings in Afghanistan, DRC, and Haiti

The International Press Institute (IPI) condemns the recent killings of journalists in Afghanistan, Haiti, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. IPI urges local authorities to investigate these cases and ensure that the perpetrators do not escape with impunity. IPI Press Freedom Manager Barbara Trionfi stated today: “IPI is extremely troubled by the dangerous conditions […]

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DRC government intimidates UN radio

The International Press Institute (IPI) today expressed concern over apparent efforts by officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to intimidate media and block the flow of information. These efforts come on the back of a brief rebel takeover of Goma city that demonstrated the government’s political weakness and its failure to secure a […]

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