At the Nairobi IPA Africa Seminar in June, Gbadega Adedapo will lead a discussion on the ‘Lagos Action Plan’–set in motion at last year’s Nigerian seminar.
At the first IPA seminar in Nigeria on regional issues in African publishing, attendees are assured, ‘In a globalized world, almost none of our challenges exists in isolation.’
Nigeria’s first collaborative seminar with the International Publishers Association will focus on issues including a fierce battle African publishers are waging against book piracy.
‘There are so many brilliant books that haven’t been translated yet.’ Glagoslav Publications, with offices in London and Tilburg, is working on that.
The International Publishers Association’s African Publishing Innovation Fund with Dubai Cares is preparing a pandemic-year round of new bursaries.
The World Economic Forum’s 50th anniversary week of meetings at Davos included a session on international philanthropy’s support for sustainability goals.
A new location for the Non/Fiction Book Fair in Moscow brings higher book sales, international contacts, and a look at the top Russian books of 2019.
Extending its regional partnerships to Latin America and the Caribbean, the International Publishers Association signs a new agreement with UNESCO’s CERLALC.
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.