IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency
IPS in Europe

Apart from its headquarters in Rome, IPS has offices in Belgium, Germany, Finland, Spain and Sweden. Additionally, editors and correspondents work from important cities such as Geneva, London and Paris.

IPS distributes news in 12 European languages: Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish.  It reaches more than 100 mainstream news media and their web sites, including The Guardian, Focus online, Corriere dela Sera, Het Laatste Nieuws and Helsingin Sanomat, and many more news sites and alternative publications.

IPS has partnerships with several Europe-based organisations such as InfoSud, the International Federation of Environmental Journalists, the International Network of Street Newspapers and Friends of the Earth International.

European donors of IPS include the European Union, Italy, Finland, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (Germany), the Flemish Government (Belgium), Oxfam-Novib (the Netherlands), Norway and Spain.

A sample of IPS EUROPE’s projects and publications is available here.


For further enquiries:

IPS Headquarters
IPS – Inter Press Service
c/o FAO
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome
Tel. (+39) 06 57050053
Fax. (+39) 06 57050052
E-mail: headquarters[at]


Sigyn Elst

IPS Vlaanderen vzw
Vlasfabriekstraat 11
B-1060 Brussel, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 732 69 16
fax: +32 2 536 19 34
E-mail:  ips[at]


Karina Böckmann

IPS-Inter Press Service Deutschland GmbH
Marienstr. 19/20
D-10117 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 – 5481 4531
Fax: +49 (0)30 – 5482 2625
E-Mail: contact[at]


Milla Sundström

Suomen IPS/IPS Finland
Vilhonvuorenkatu 11 C
00500 Helsinki
Tel: + 358 – 40 930 2086
Email: ips[at]


Andreas Lönnqvist | Ida Karlsson

Nyhetsbyran IPS / IPS Sweden
Ringvägen 80, baksidan
118 60 Stockholm
Tel: +46 (0)8 21 12 80
E.mail: sweden[at]


Tito Drago | Alicia Fraerman

IPS Spain
c/ Real 33, Portal15, 1 A
28250 Torrelodones – Madrid
Tel: +34 (91) 8591604
E-mail: tito[at] | aliciafraerman[at]


Sabina Zaccaro

IPS – Inter Press Service
c/o FAO
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00153 Rome
Tel. (+39) 06 57050051
Fax. (+39) 06 57050052
E-mail:  szaccaro[at]

What's New and Relevant

More >>  

IPS Europe

IPS EUROPE has an expanding network of journalists all over Europe and in hotspots such as Iraq, Lebanon and the Middle East. IPS covers the region from: Brussels, Berlin, Bonn, Geneva, London, Paris, Rome, Belgrade, Moscow, Prague, Vienna, Istanbul, Cairo, Damascus, Jerusalem and Ramallah. The network of journalists is coordinated by Sanjay Suri , the Regional Editor based in London.

Equally significant for IPS in Europe is the network of affiliates in Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Portugal, Spain and Sweden. They provide IPS with material in several languages for national and international clients. A representative selection from the IPS News Service is made available in Dutch , Finnish , German , and Swedish .

Institutional donors

IPS relies on grants and project financing for a broad range of activities. If you are an institutional donor and you wish to learn more about supporting IPS, please visit the our financing and our projects pages.


Friends of IPS

Friends of IPS is a special group of supporters who share IPS' vision and wish to be actively involved in promoting the mission IPS has been pursuing for more than 40 years. If you wish to know more about joining the Friends of IPS club, please contact the IPS headquarters.

Copyright © 2014 IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency. All rights reserved.