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Press Release Milan 01-02-2016

IPRA President remembers the Florence Flood of 1966


Press Release Iceland 01-02-2016

Iceland To Host Global PR Summit 9- 10 June 2016


President's message January 2016

Dear IPRA members

UN Report for Member States Cites IPRA for Best Practices in Communications for the UN System

“Demonstrating the Value of our Work” was the topic of a recent workshop for senior managers and staff of the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) at UN headquarters in New York. The seminar marked 10 years of cooperation of an IPRA advisory committee with ECRU (The Evaluation and Communications Research Unit) headed by Janet Wieser, Chief.

Message of the President of IPRA - December 2015

Dear members and colleagues,

Message of the President of IPRA - November 2015

Dear members and colleagues,

IPRA celebrates its 60th birthday in style: GWA Grand Prix is all about Saving

IPRA, the International Public Relations Association, celebrated its 60th anniversary in style last week at a congress in Johannesburg, South Africa with delegates from 38 countries. The Congress on the theme of leadership heard from a distinguished panel of speakers all leaders in their own right, from CEOs to social campaigners.

IPRA President’s Award 2015 goes to Peru’s educationalist Johan Leuridan Huys

In 2012, the IPRA President’s award went to the institution the Peruvian Universidad de San Martín de Porres following its excellent hosting of the IPRA World Congress. Today the IPRA President’s Award 2015 recognises the career of a symbolic leader of Peruvian education, Dr. Johan Leuridan Huys.

The International Public Relations Association Honors Harold Burson

This week, the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), founded to organize public relations professionals into a transnational society and raise standards of the practice of PR worldwide, is hosting its annual congress in Johannesburg, South Africa, and celebrating its 60th anniversary. The theme for the 2015 meeting is “Leadership in Communication – The Way to Trust,” an examination of the skills required to lead a brand or organization in today’s fast-paced, transparent marketplace.

Message from the President of IPRA - October 2015

We have enriched our knowledge with the insightful contributions of the invited speakers, as well as with the sharing of best practice.
Dr. Amybel Sánchez de Walther


Four Days to go to IPRA World Congress- Have you booked your seat?

The 60th International Public Relations Association (IPRA) 2015 World Congress and Exhibition is taking place in South Africa from the 27th-29th of September. It is set to be an exceptional event including exciting speakers and new concepts that simply cannot be missed.

2015 IPRA Global Congress Highlghts

The organisers and their partners will present a Congress that features cutting-edge events for delegates and offers a line-up of speakers from all walks of life and varied professional backgrounds, with each speaker gifted in the art of communication.

IPRA 2015 World Congress Abstracts

IPRA was established in 1955 and will celebrate its 60th Anniversary in 2015, an important milestone for the premier international association that serves individual public relations practitioners with members in more than eighty countries.

IPRA announces World Congress sponsors

The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) have announced the sponsors for the 2015 IPRA World Congress, in partnership with PRISA.

The “Grand Prix” of events, now in South Africa, a first for South Africa

The prestigious Golden World Awards (GWA) For Excellence, hosted by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), will be held for the first time on African soil since its inception 60 years ago.