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Call for nominations: the IPRA 60th anniversary global merit award

To celebrate its 60 year anniversary, IPRA will be making a special award to an individual to recognize: “outstanding contribution to the free flow of information as a major factor in humanitarian benefit.” Nominations for this exceptional award open today. The award will be presented in Johannesburg during the IPRA 60th anniversary World Congress, 27 – 29 September. For more information click here.

Message from the President of IPRA, Dr. Amybel Sánchez de Walther - March 2015

Dear members and colleagues,

IPRA announces the opening of the Golden Word Awards 2015

February 3rd is a red-letter day in the calendar of the global public relations profession. It is the opening date for entries to the world’s most prestigious PR awards scheme – the IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence.

Message from IPRA President 2015, February

Dear members and colleagues,

President of IPRA 2015 cooperates with prestigious research about global perspectives of Public Relations

Dr. Amybel Sánchez de Walther made an important academic contribution to the field of Public Relations by the beginning of her presidential term.

As part of her commitment to research in Public Relations, Dr. Amybel Sánchez de Walther, our current President, made her contribution to the book Latin American and Caribbean perspectives on the development of Public Relations: Other Voices, the fourth volume of six books on national histories of PR.

IPRA President 2015 honoured by Peruvian ambassador

At a sparkling ceremony in London attended by peers and the IPRA Board, Minister Daniel Roca on behalf of Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s Julio Muñoz-Deacon participated in the inauguration of IPRA’s new President for 2015, Dr. Amybel Sánchez de Walther.

Message from Dr. Amybel Sánchez de Walther, IPRA President 2015

My administration will be characterised by a continuous concern for preserving the identity and ethical cornerstones of our institution and by the eagerness to reach and exceed the standards of quality and excellency already achieved by my predecessors.
Dr. Amybel Sánchez de Walther


Message from Zehra Güngör, IPRA President 2014

My theme for this year is “empathy”. As President I have empathy for all IPRA members across the globe. And I want to suggest all IPRA members have empathy for each other, their colleagues, and their clients.
Zehra Güngör


Farewell statement of IPRA President 2014

Dear IPRA Members,

X Anniversary International PR Forum will take place in Kazakhstan

Dear colleagues!

Egypt's Tourism Minister Receives IPRA President's Award

Egypt's Tourism Minister, Hisham Zaazou, was today recognised by IPRA 2013 President, Christophe Ginisty as the recipient of the 2013IPRA President's Award.

Message from IPRA President 2014

Zehra Güngör


In 2014 I will be focusing on member relations and the recruitment of new members for IPRA. 2014 will be a year of “empathy” for IPRA.

December Message of IPRA President 2014

Communication could be described as the art of collecting. It is about collecting relations, it is about collecting knowledge and it is about collecting friendships.
Dr. Zehra Güngör, IPRA President 2014


Abu Dhabi to Host First IPRA PR Summit in Middle East

“New Media Strategies for Public Relations” Top Agenda Item

Taking place for the first time in the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the IPRA PR Summit 2014, organized by theInternational Public Relations Association-Gulf Chapter (IPRA-GC) at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

2014 Grand Prix for Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) is delighted to announce that the 2014 Grand Prix in the IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence is Nanyang Technological University, Singapore for its in-house communications project entitled “A global university on the rise”. The judges found this project exceptional in its innovative use of multiple communication techniques.