EIJP News

 On February 5th, AL DÍA News Media (1835 Market St.) hosted its second Chef Series event. Staff and friends of the paper gathered together in the Gabriel García Márquez newsroom to enjoy drinks, conversation and above all, food.
The Penn Museum's latest exhibition brings to life an ancient culture of Panama through artificact and modern technology.
Since 1986, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society has brought the Greater Philadelphia region a world of music.
Prsident and Director of the Free Library of Philadelphia Siobhan A. Reardon has been named the 2015 Librarian of the Year by the Library Journal.
On January 21, the director of the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program hosted a panel discussion on Philadelphia and the world of think tanks and public policy.
In a recent panel to forecast trade in Latin America, the Chilean American Chamber of Commerce of Philadelphia gathered together leaders in trade, tax and finance to talk 2015.
In a historic partnership to combat eating disorders worldwide, the Renfrew Center (475 Spring Ln.) has joined Philadelphia International Medicine (1801 Market St.).
The historic mansions known as the Charms of Fairmount Park (along the banks of the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park) are worth a visit year-round, but they become especially festive around the holidays.
With a constant eye towards diverse cultures the world over, the global citizens of Philadelphia are always searching for lessons from our neighbors overseas. Few lessons are more enviable than the European love of cycling, which promotes a healthy lifestyle and the reduction of pollution.
The Global Philadelphia Association’s Christiaan Morssink was featured as the keynote speaker for Temple University’s “Global Temple” conference in November. He addressed UNESCO and the role of students and faculty in bridging global gaps.
With creating connections in Israel a recent focus of Mayor Nutter's, the atmosphere in Philadelphia has never been better for welcoming investment from the country.
At a recent town hall to discuss Jordan's role in the crisis in Syria, WHYY hosted several panelists with insight into the country's rising population of refugees and resistance to extremism. 
One of Philadelphia’s best known institutions, Reading Terminal Market, has long been a hub of goods from the city’s Chinese population.
Visit Philadelphia and the Mayor’s Office for Immigrants and Multicultural Affairs (MOIMA) launched their New Americans Tour at the National Constitution Center in November.
On December 15, the Global Interdependence Center and the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia joined forces to host a panel of Nordic economic thought leaders, brought together to discuss the region's consistent financial success and the potential existence of a Nordic economic model.
On December 8, the Global Philadelphia Association hosted its second “Global Idea Summit” at Drexel University’s Bossone Center. With dozens of members in attendance and a keynote address from a U.S. Representative to the United Nations for Management and Reform, there was lively discussion around Project World Heritage, Philadelphia's Next Mayor, Global Kids and more.
On December 10, the United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia and GPA sponsored a special panel at the Ethical Society of Philadelphia (1906 Rittenhouse Square) entitled "Human Rights and Press Freedom: Global and Domestic Challenges."
The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance unites the most vital organizations in a city renowned as a center of culture and art. Soon, Maud Lyon will take over as President. As she prepares for her new role, she took the time to speak with EIJP correspondent Peak Johnson about her past, future and love of arts and culture.
Through the "One Book, One Philadelphia" program, the Free Library and the Mayor's Office encourage literacy and a city united by reading. EIJP's Maria Johansson offers her impressions of the 2015 selection, Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.
On December 10, the United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia and the Global Philadelphia Association will present a panel discussion on Human Rights and Press Freedom: Global and Domestic Challenges. The event will take place from 6 pm to 8:30 pm at The Ethical Society of Philadelphia (1906 Rittenhouse Sq.).