The Emirates’ new reprographic rights organization bolsters copyright protection ‘the UAE’s digital economy,’ says Bodour Al Qasimi.
The ‘IPA Academy’ now is active for exploration by publishers in the International Publishers Association’s member-organizations.
The ‘IPA Academy’ program being opened with Sharjah Book Authority, is geared to support publishers with digital skills and advancement.
Stops in mid-February for the IPA president Al Qasimi included meetings with publishers in Tunisia and Morocco.
The International Publishers Association’s ‘Inspire’ program presents findings from its series of industry workshops.
Two trips, to Slovenia and Egypt, have opened the IPA president’s publishing-market travels this year.
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.