This nationwide and international campaign for freedom of expression was instigated in 2021 by the Börsenverein.
Germany’s Börsenverein Joins Urgent Calls for a ‘National Reading Plan’
The publishers and booksellers of Germany are calling for an urgent, coordinated ‘National Reading Plan’ to combat educational shortfalls.
Italy’s Ricardo Levi Leads FEP; Sonia Draga Is First Woman Vice-President
‘Books and reading are absolutely indispensable to our European democracy,’ Ricardo Levi says on taking the federation’s presidency.
Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky Addresses Frankfurt
The Ukrainian president made the case in his Frankfurt Book Fair address that culture, like life, is under fire under the Russian assault.
IPA, FEP: A Climate-Crisis ‘Publishing 2030 Accelerator’
‘The time to talk is over,’ says a new international ‘Publishing 2030 Accelerator’ manifesto on the industry’s sustainability response.
The German Book Market in 2021: Turnover Up 3.5 Percent
Challenges: First half of 2022, the German market has a sales shortfall of 11.1 percent in the local book trade compared to 2019.
Update: The German Book Trade’s Efforts for Ukraine
Efforts to assist Ukrainian refugee kids with books are paying off in Germany and Poland as colleagues support Ukraine’s book industry.
IPA, FEP, EIBF: Reports of Belarusian Publishers’ Detentions
The arrests in Minsk of two Belarusian publishing professionals sends a chill through the world book business.
Germany’s ‘Freedom of Expression Week’: Events Schedule
The nationwide German freedom of expression program involves the Börsenverein, Frankfurter Buchmesse, and some 45 partners.
Germany’s Börsenverein: A Second ‘Freedom of Expression Week’
With a more targeted framework around the Ukraine crisis, Germany’s ‘Freedom of Expression Week’ again has publishers’ leadership.
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