IPRA showcases UN’s 66th NGO conference


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As the UN prepares for its next NGO Conference, IPRA board member Jim McQueeny from the United States helped showcase on his New York television show this upcoming global conference which takes place in Korea from 30 May to 1 June. The conference will have 48 workshops with expert speakers on various topics revolving around education for global citizenship and the UN sustainable development goals.

 

On behalf of IPRA, and its long relationship with the UN advising the UN's Department of Public Information, McQueeny and IPRA NGO UN representative Barbara Burns also facilitated a number of video podcasts with conference organizers. A significant outreach was also facilitated in Asian-Pacific countries by IPRA and non-member affiliates. Click here for the telecast.

 

Details on the programme of the 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference (30 May - 1 June, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea) can be found here.

 

 

Background to IPRA

IPRA, the International Public Relations Association, is the leading global network for Public Relations professionals. Membership is individual not corporate. It aims to further the development of open communication and the ethical practice of public relations. IPRA fulfils this aim through networking opportunities, its code of conduct and intellectual leadership of the profession. IPRA is the organiser of the annual Golden World Awards for excellence – PR's global awards scheme. With 60 years of experience, IPRA, recognised by the United Nations, is now present throughout the world wherever public relations are practiced. IPRA welcomes all those within the profession who share its aim and who wish to be part of the IPRA worldwide fellowship. For more information please visit: www.ipra.org

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