200 participants gathered in Lagos, Nigeria, to attend the first IPA Regional Seminar on Publishing in Africa. The seminar brought together notable publishers and others from across Africa and beyond and included 2007 Prix Voltaire recipient Trevor Ncube from Zimbabwe.
Taking place in Lagos, Nigeria on 9 May 2018, this IPA Regional Seminar will cover a broad range of issues, from the socio-economic contribution of publishing in Africa, to Freedom to Publish, and the role of technology in overcoming illiteracy.
The first joint IPA-WIPO study is published today. It represents a solid starting point for future studies. We look at some of those results and other recent articles explaining the importance of gathering publishing industry statistics.
IPA President, Michiel Kolman, and Vice President, Hugo Setzer, feature in the latest edition of WIPO magazine promoting the Marrakesh Treaty and the work of the Accessible Books Consortium.
If you want to know more about IPA's Freedom to Publish work then London Book Fair is an excellent opportunity for members and non-members alike to do so, with workshops, open meetings and a seminar.
Libraries and publishers both play an essential role in the production of, and the provision of access to, creativity and knowledge. In their pursuit of this goal, we are affected by the same trends, and share many of the same concerns.
Can awards, such as the IPA’s Prix Voltaire, make a difference to the situation of Freedom to Publish defenders? How can we tackle self-censorship? The sessions answering those questions and the Prix Voltaire award ceremony took congress delegates on an emotional rollercoaster.
Intellectual Property was a central feature of the programme at the 2018 IPA International Publishers Congress in New Delhi, including two fascinating sessions: Shaping the Future of Intellectual Property in Publishing and Responding to Copyright Challenges.
UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova has named Sharjah, widely considered the cultural capital of the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf, UNESCO World Book Capital 2019.
The International Publishers Association (IPA) is the world's largest federation of national, regional and specialist publishers' associations. Our membership comprises 76 organizations from 65 countries in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and the Americas. Through our members, the IPA represents thousands of individual publishers around the world who service markets containing more than 5.6 billion people. More...
200 participants gathered in Lagos, Nigeria, to attend the first IPA Regional Seminar on Publishing in Africa. The seminar brought together notable publishers and others from across Africa and beyond and included 2007 Prix Voltaire
On 10-14 February 2018, hundreds of publishing stakeholders from around the world will gather in New Delhi for the 32nd International Publishers Congress.
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