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.
Africa is ‘one of the most under-represented regions in global literature,’ Bodour Al Qasimi tells IPA’s Nairobi seminar. ‘We want you to reverse these facts.’
The June ‘Africa Rising’ seminar from the International Publishers Association will feature the Arab League’s Maha Bakheet on copyright issues.
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.’
The IPA and Dubai Cares Africa Publishing Innovation Fund names its new grants and outlines coming engagement in accessible publishing.
The International Publishers Association’s programming for London Book Fair centers on the SDG Publishers Compact.
The Brazilian Publishers at Bologna will have an SDG Book Club Portuguese display, as the IPA wraps up these curations for kids.
‘Cultural globalization and digitization trends have accelerated the publishing industry’s own globalization,’ says IPA’s president.
The fund in its new cycle is looking to stimulate ‘a diversified book sector and its many satellite industries.’
‘International copyright treaties and national laws allow publishers to invest in authorship,’ the world publishers’ association says.