Michiel Kolman, José Borghino, Liz Page, Brian Wafawarowa and Hugo Setzer

IPA used the meeting of its Literacy, Books Policy and Statistics (LIBS) Committee in Frankfurt as an opportunity to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). 

Paul Doda, William Bowes and Hugo Setzer

The IPA’s General Assembly elected and appointed a number of new members to its Executive, Freedom to Publish and Membership Committees and a revamped program included two guest speakers: Georgian author Tamta Melashvili and WIPO Deputy Director General, Sylvie Forbin. 

AUP's Peter Berkery speaks to the IPA GA

During the IPA General Assembly, five new members were welcomed into the association including four national associations from Albania, Chile, Jamaica, Somalia and one sector specific association, the Association of University Presses.

Ama Dadson

In the second of our series of interviews with speakers at our Lagos Regional Seminar (held in May), we speak to Ama Dadson, founder of AkooBooks, Ghana’s first publisher and digital distributor of African audiobooks.

As Usual, IPA will hold its statutory meetings and conferences during Frankfurter Buchmesse from 9 until 13 October 2018. In this section you can find the detailed schedule.

 

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