IPRA and the Public Relations Society of Tanzania sign co-operation agreement

We as the Public Relations Society of Tanzania are delighted to start cooperating with IPRA, the world's largest PR organization and to work together on mutual goals including growing the communication profession as we address its current opportunities and challenges. We appreciate and recognize the efforts of all practitioners and are looking forward to excellent outcomes” said PRST President Loth Makuza.

This is the first of a new set of co-operation agreements with national PR groups around the world ”, explains IPRA President Bart de Vries. “Under these we hope to provide help where it is needed and also to expand IPRA’s Golden World Awards programme to new areas of PR practice.

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

Background to PRST

The Public Relations Society of Tanzania (PRST) is a non-partisan, non-governmental, organization established in 2015. Governed by a Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, it seeks to regulate the practice of the Public Relations profession in Tanzania by overseeing, directing and facilitating the efforts of academic institutions teaching PR and organisations practicing PR. The PRST is guided by the values of Honesty, Integrity and Professionalism.