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.
Supporting the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, the IPA and Frankfurt have initiated a program for publishers’ participation.
Research originally prepared for the COVID-canceled International Publishers Congress will be introduced during Frankfurter Buchmesse.
The 20-fair Aldus network of European book fairs and trade shows is undertaking an examination of how best to go forward from the pandemic.
The IPA Prix Voltaire-winning author and former spokesperson is reported to have been arrested in Ho Chi Minh City.