Mario Lubetkin

Director General, Inter Press Service (IPS)

Mario Lubetkin has been IPS Director General since 2002, after joining IPS as a journalist in 1979, and serving as Regional Director for Latin America. He served as correspondent for Italian and Latin American print media, as communication adviser for several UN agencies and regional organizations, and coordinated communications projects with the Governments of Brazil, Finland, Italy, Spain and Uruguay, among others. Between 2000-2007, he coordinated Tierramérica, a Communication Project of the UNEP, UNDP and World Bank, the most important communication platform on environment in Latin America.
In the last years, he actively supported communication efforts at the United Nations and Civil Society major summits, also through the publication of the TerraViva conference papers. Since 2006, he teaches at a Communication Master for International Relations of the Milan Communication University IULM. He is Vice-President of Media Watch Global and co-founder of the Com+ Alliance of Communicators for sustainable development.


BOS 4: Diversity of media content  Begin: Wednesday, 27.02.2013 04:30 pm