IPA president Bodour Al Qasimi, caps a year of international meetings with publishers with a call for protection of the freedom to publish.
Delegates from 16 of UNESCO’s World Book Capitals convened in Sharjah to explore the WBC network and what it can offer.
The IPA names the late Lokman Slim’s Dar Al Jadeed the 2021 Prix Voltaire laureate, and adds an award for China’s late Li Liqun.
The 12-year-old Emirates Publishers Association meets with IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi on the sidelines of Sharjah’s book fair.
In an effort to enhance its impact, the US$800,000 Africa Publishing Innovation Fund turns to trends in local publishing, book access, and library services.
‘Sometimes we can become prisoners of our preconceptions,’ the International Publishers Association’s Bodour Al Qasimi tells colleagues in Sharjah.
Sharjah International Book Fair’s fully physical 40th edition hums with eager trading activity and a three-day conference.
Some 520 publishing professionals are traveling to the UAE for the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair and its Publishers’ Conference.
The International Publishers Association’s officers were engaged at Frankfurt Book Fair, Bodour Al Qasimi leading activities and messaging.
‘The main reason I’m here is to support the fair,’ says Brazilian children’s book publisher and IPA vice-president Karine Pansa.