IPS currently manages 3 interregional projects funded by the European Union.
- Fostering increased support and action for the MDGs across Europe
A three year project (2010-2012) in cooperation with the International Network of Street Papers (INSP). IPS and INSP cover poverty, hunger, education, health, environment, development cooperation and other MDG issues in Least Developed Countries and the EU, and disseminate it to media in a majority of EU member states. IPS and INSP translate a selection of their news production in 10 European languages, including Czech, Hungarian and Polish. Visit the minisite http://www.ipsnews.net/new_focus/devdeadline/index.asp or subscribe to the weekly IPS MDG newsletter http://ipsnews.net/newsletters.asp.
- Trading Out of Poverty?
A three year project (2010-2012) building on the successful project Trade in Africa. IPS covers trade and investment in low income countries in Sub-Sahara Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, about their trade and investment relations with the EU and about EU political, corporate and civil society initiatives in that field. Visit the minisite http://www.ipsnews.net/trade_poverty/ or subscribe to Terraviva Europe http://ipsnews.net/newsletters.asp
- Progressive Abolition of the Death Penalty and Alternatives that Respect
International Human Rights Standards A two year project (2010-2011) in cooperation with Penal Reform International (PRI) . IPS writes feature articles on the issues related to the death penalty, alternatives to the death penalty and human rights implementation in criminal justice systems, focusing on Central Asia, Eastern Europe, the Great Lakes Region, MENA and Souht Caucasus. IPS will also conduct training on media strategies and media related campaigns for PRI. Visit the minisite http://www.ipsnews.net/deathpenaltyabolition/ or subscribe to the Crime and Justice newsletterhttp://ipsnews.net/newsletters.asp.