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Early bird registrations for the 33rd International Publishers Congress close on 31 December. Check out the comprehensive programme online and find out in our series of interviews why publishing professionals from around the world will be coming. 

IPA announced the opening of the of the Congress as part of the Norway Guest of Honour programme at Frankfurt Book Fair. The Congress will take place from 28-30 May 2020 in Lillehammer Norway.

IPA Vice-President, Bodour Al Qasimi and Managing Director of the Norwegian Publishers Association, Kristenn Einarsson delivered a short presentation highlighting some of the key elements of the programme so far:

  • A dual track programme on day 2 with educational publishing receiving a special focus
  • The publication of 7 reports ahead of the Congress to drive discussions

Find out more about the Congress here and here from publishing professionals from around the world about why they will be attending here.

 

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James Taylor
25 September 2020
Partnership
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion

As a bonus to our series of posts for Global Goals week, we thought we would concentrate on a specific goal, namely SDG 5: Gender Equality.  

James Taylor
25 September 2020
Book policy
Literacy
Publishing industry
Accessibility
Educational Publishing
Diversity and Inclusion

Francyne Harrigan, the Director of the UN's Information Centre in Jakarta talks to us about how she brought the UN SDG Book Club initiative to Indonesia with a local twist.

James Taylor
23 September 2020
Partnership
Book policy
Literacy
Publishing industry
Accessibility
Educational Publishing
Diversity and Inclusion

As part of Global Goals Week, associations from the Brazilian and Portuguese book sectors came together to announce a new SDG Book Club that will launch in 2021.

James Taylor
22 September 2020
Literacy
Publishing industry
Educational Publishing
Diversity and Inclusion

An Interview with Ellen Sporstøl and Kristin Orjasater on how Norway is inspiring the next generation of readers to become more sustainable. 

Michiel Kolman
21 September 2020
Literacy
Publishing industry
Educational Publishing
Diversity and Inclusion
This week is Global Goals Week, an annual week of action, awareness, and accountability for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2020, there is a sense of urgency. We have 10 years to achieve the ambitious target...
Azadeh Parsapour
15 September 2020
Freedom to publish
Publishing industry
Educational Publishing
Diversity and Inclusion
Persian Twitter is filled with an image showing two different covers of the third-grade math textbook in Iran these days. One is from 2019 depicting two girls and three boys playing outdoors. The second one, that caused the storm of fury, is the 2020...
Michiel Kolman
20 May 2020
Publishing industry
Educational Publishing
Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity & Inclusion in the publishing industry is not only relevant for the workforce in our industry (see my previous blog on key surveys measuring exactly that), but also for what we publish. Important questions that arise are ...

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