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.
On UNICEF’s World Children’s Day, the IPA reminds international publishers that their children’s books can be part of the SDG Book Club.
At the 2020 International Publishers Congress in May, seven new research reports will be released on leading issues in global publishing.
On the sidelines of the just-closed 2019 Sharjah International Book Fair, the IPA and Emirates Airline announce a new partnership.
While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships.