Bodour Al Qasimi leads a newly named board of directors, appointed to support and oversee the work of the Sharjah Book Authority.
IPA names Brazilian publisher Karine Pansa as its next—and third woman—president, and Gvantsa Jobava is named as vice-president.
The ‘Spotlight on Africa’ program scheduled for October’s Frankfurter Buchmesse is presented by the IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund.
France’s Strasbourg is to begin its tenure as UNESCO’s World Book Capital on April 23, 2024, as Accra concludes its year in the role.
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.
Today, our listing of changes to plans amid the COVID-19 emergency features news from the UAE, Canada, the UK, France, and the United States.
Set for completion in April, Sharjah’s new House of Wisdom facility is designed to bring legacy and digital library services together with social learning.