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.
UAE Ministry Affirms Commitment to Local Educational Publishers
In this week’s publishing conference at the Sharjah International Book Fair, delegates are welcoming an education ministry commitment to local publishers.
Sharjah’s 2018 Rights Center to Host More Than 350 Publishers and Agencies
Sharjah’s work promoting Arab book markets includes its annual rights center at Sharjah International Book Fair, which will host 350 companies this year.
Setzer, Bodour, Confirmed at Frankfurt for IPA Leadership
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.
The ‘New’ Association of American Publishers to Focus on Advocacy, Copyright
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.
IPA and UN Unveil SDG Book Club to Promote the Sustainable Development Goals
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.
The International Publishers Association at WIPO: Drawing a Line at Copyright Exceptions
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.
Nigerian Publishers and IPA Hold First International Seminar in Lagos: Progress and Piracy
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.
Greece Opens Athens’ Year as UNESCO’s World Book Capital
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.’
The International Publishers Association in India: Issues in a Hot-Button World
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.