The outgoing president of the International Publishers Association talks about the completely unexpected second half of his term.
As an international community, Hugo Setzer tells delegates in Amman, ‘We have a shared duty to educate, to inform, and to entertain.’
In opening the second International Publishers Association Africa Seminar event in Kenya, IPA president Hugo Setzer quotes Desmond Tutu on ubuntu: ‘You can’t exist as a human being in isolation.’
Hugo Setzer’s Manual Moderno publishes some 40 new titles per year and has an active catalogue of around 400 books in Mexico, a market in which, he says, censorship “is coming very close.”
Both the president and vice-president of the International Publishers Association led Sharjah’s Publishers Conference spotlight on African publishing.
As the lead voice of the IPA passes to a new president at Sharjah’s publishing conference, the UAE’s education minster stresses local publishers’ role.
In its general assembly seated at Frankfurt, the 65-nation, 76-organization International Publishers Association has affirmed Mexico’s Hugo Setzer and the UAE’s Bodour Al Qasimi to the new leadership cycle beginning January 1.
In his opening keynote at CONTEC Mexico, Hugo Setzer has encouraged publishers to join the SDG Publishers Compact and work together.
‘The Fifth Quarter Century’ is the IPA’s book by Hugo Setzer, examining the latest upheavals and progress of the 125-year-old organization.
A leader among the industry’s most influential organizations, Alain Gründ is remembered in a new book by Hugo Setzer as ‘a visionary.’