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.
Taking direction from its board members, the AAP has reset its focus on copyright and advocacy for the value of book publishing in modern society.
The SDG Book Club will curate a monthly reading list of books for young readers that encourages them to engage with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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.
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.
International officials and media gather on World Book Day to open the 18th UNESCO World Book Capital program in Athens, celebrating what Greece’s Prokopis Pavlopoulos calls ‘the powerful potential of books.’
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.
Less than two weeks after his reported re-detention in China, Gui Minhai is named to receive the IPA’s prize for proponents of the freedom to publish. Gui’s whereabouts remain unknown.
‘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.’
The Chinese authorities, says IPA chief Michiel Kolman, “put individual publishers in an impossible situation” in censoring journal articles.