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Arturo J. Jesurun, IPRA Past President and Member Emeritus has passed away

One of the veterans of IPRA – Arturo J. Jesurun, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, passed away in January at the age of 84

He joined the association as early as 1962 and was one the members who met in Athens in 1965, when the first copy of our code of ethics –the Code of Athens – was presented to the Greek Minister of Culture.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation wins the International Public Relations Association President’s Award in 2009

The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) has announced UNESCO as the winner of its highest honour for last year. IPRA thus recognizes the outstanding work of UNESCO to insure better educational and cultural prospects to people and thus to help bridge divides created by the different levels of access to education in different world regions.

Stratcom Africa CEO elected to council of International Public Relations Association

The Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Communications Africa Limited (Stratcomm Africa), Ms. Esther Amba Numaba Cobbah, has been elected to membership of the Council of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) as the Representative for Ghana and to chair the Ghana Branch of the IPRA. Her two –year term of office took effect from 1st January, 2010.

Arabic Website for IPRA

Arabic website for IPRA heralds accessibility as IPRA goes global further language

The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) officially launched its website in the Arabic language on Monday 07 December. The IPRA Arabic website has been identified as an essential resource for public relations professionals in the Arabic speaking countries to gain knowledge and expertise in their own language, making IPRA truly accessible in the Arab world.

IPRA chooses 2009 Golden World Award winners for excellence in public relations

The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) has chosen the winners of its 2009 Golden World Awards for Excellence in PR. The winners ranged from a campaign designed to increase Australian tourism in New Caledonia to the launch of the Slavinsky Art Gallery in Russia.