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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Information is an agent of change. Since its inception, back in 1964, IPS has believed in the role of information as a precondition for lifting communities out of poverty and marginalization. This belief is reflected in our historic mission:
The statutes of the IPS International Association provide a formal organisational framework for carrying out our mission.
To fulfil this very important mission, IPS has developed a three-pronged strategy that is reflected in its three main areas of work:
Because of its mission and conceptual approach, IPS has grown together with and systematically covered civil society, particularly its increasing international impact. Recognising the impact of globalisation on the South is another crucial insight that influences the way we report, build capacity and disseminate our news. This has made IPS a relevant actor within the overall development process and the main international news provider of organised civil society worldwide.