In opening the Sharjah International Book Fair professional program, IPA president Michiel Kolman cites freedom of expression in ‘a world of fake news.’
With the freedom to publish among lead topics, the International Publishers Association’s 32nd congress in New Delhi will look for common ground.
At the IPA congress in India this year, AAP chief Maria Pallante and WIPO director Francis Gurry will speak about the future of intellectual property.
Referring to Russian’s ‘anti-gay propaganda law,’ the IPA chief tells Muscovites that restrictions on freedom to publish are wrong.
‘The IPA and its Freedom to Publish Committee denounces’ Verona’s mayor’s plan to pull books promoting same-sex family contexts from libraries and schools.
Calling books ‘like glue, binding peoples together,’ the International Publishers Association’s president stresses commonalities over controversy in China.
Pledging ‘to challenge violations wherever they occur,’ the 60-nation organization of publishing associations formalizes its commitment to freedom to publish.
‘In a sense, a book fair is a catalyst that propels rights deals towards completion,’ reads the introduction to the IPA’s new 2017 Global Book Fair Report.
Tbilisi’s textbook industry is in crisis because of what the International Publishers Association calls Georgia’s ‘self-defeating’ government policy.
‘Last year there were five Chinese publishing companies in the world’s top 20,’ IPA’s new chief says at London Book Fair.