As the IPA plans for its Morocco seminar, it has new backing from the African Publishers Network and Association for the Development of Education in Africa.
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.’
Works by Ángela Lago, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, and Omaima Ezadeen are on the first reading list announced by the United Nations’ new SDG Book Club.
The first selection of children’s books in the International Publishers Association’s SDG Book Club with the United Nations is due on April 2 at Bologna Children’s Book Fair.
This year’s London Book Fair coincides with the arrival of the International Publishers Association’s new president and vice-president, leading ‘a conversation of public debate’ about publishers’ role amid ‘sensitive socio-cultural issues.’
Taking stock as the new year comes in, Copyright Clearance Center’s ‘Beyond the Book’ podcast series has a trio of 2018 look-back episodes on tap.
Honoring publishing courage in the face of oppression, nominations for the IPA Prix Voltaire Freedom To Publish will close on February 20.
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.
‘It is of vital importance that both industry and governments produce data on publishing,’ IPA’s Michiel Kolman tells Sharjah’s publishing conference.
Sharjah’s work promoting Arab book markets includes its annual rights center at Sharjah International Book Fair, which will host 350 companies this year.