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Global Financial Correspondent

IPS/Inter Press Service - North America, Inc.

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Reform of International Finance and Trade
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2006–November 30, 2008
  • Location New York, NY, United States
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

The Washington D.C.-based Global Financial Correspondent of IPS/Inter Press Service-North America ensures ongoing media coverage of the roles and impacts of international financial institutions, as well as trade negotiations.This grant will enable IPS to continue to report on international financial institutions and, by supporting a correspondent in its Washington, D.C. bureau, provide systematic coverage for Inter Press Service’s newswire. In addition, IPS will work to enhance coverage of local impacts of, and alternatives to, the activities of international financial institutions; build capacity of journalists associated with IPS in developing countries to cover the institutions and issues; and ensure that its reporting receives widespread distribution to policymakers, non-governmental organizations and academics around the world.Annually, more than 100 stories are produced and distributed to newspapers and radio stations, posted on the Inter Press Service Web site, distributed through collaborating non-governmental organizations and circulated to subscribers around the world.