Following her engagement in the development of the European copyright directive, Jessica Sänger now will helm the IPA’s important copyright committee.
An award-winning teacher, a leader in indigenous-language publishing, and a publisher called “the father of African publishing” are on the bill in Kenya.
Book publishers on the 2019 International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire shortlist come from Egypt, Iran, Myanmar, South Africa, and Turkey.
In June, the IPA’s seminar series for African publishing will address talent and readership development, digital opportunities, copyright protection, and more.
In opening her bid for leadership in the International Publishers Association, the UAE’s Bodour Al Qasimi says publishing ‘shouldn’t be an industry stuck in time in how it treats the majority of its workforce.’
In stating its support for two years of discussion, the International Publishers Association at WIPO’s semiannual committee meetings signaled its stance on international copyright exceptions in education.
Citing ‘an optimism that in the face of unimaginable cruelty still believes in change,’ UK-based Angela Gui accepts for her father, Gui Minhai, the International Publishers Association’s Prix Voltaire for courage in the face of attempts to suppress the freedom to publish.
Ahead of the 32nd International Publishers Association Congress in India, we look at the big issues speakers will address, including geo-political issues affecting publishing.
‘A sad irony to see the so-called leader of the free world trying to limit freedom to publish.’ The International Publishers Association slams the Trump cease-and-desist effort and libel law comments as ‘a new and worrying development.’
At the IPA congress in India this year, AAP chief Maria Pallante and WIPO director Francis Gurry will speak about the future of intellectual property.