ABC is now inviting nominations for the 2018 Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing. This award recognizes outstanding leadership and achievements in advancing the accessibility of commercial e-books or other digital publications for persons who are print disabled.
On 11th January IPA announced the shortlist for the 2018 Prix Voltaire. Find out more about the courageous people fighting for freedom to publish around the world starting today with Azadeh Paraspour.
On 29 October 2017 a new book appeared on the shelves of bookstores in Johannesburg, South Africa. The President’s Keepers: Those keeping Zuma in power and out of prison is a book by a veteran journalist, Jacques Pauw, who made his name exposing the murderous tactics employed by security forces against freedom fighters in South Africa during the apartheid regime.
IPA President, Michiel Kolman, addressed the European Parliament in Brussels last month and talked about the rise of technology and about how publishers maintain the quality of their content. We share his speech.
The entire IPA Membership now stands at 76 member associations in 65 countries, another significant boost to the IPA’s global visibility and influence.
Göteborg, 30 September 2017 – Turkey’s abysmal freedom of expression record was the focus of the international publishing industry last night as the 2017 IPA Prix Voltaire was jointly awarded to persecuted publisher and journalist Turhan Günay and shuttered Turkish publishing house Evrensel, during Göteborg Book Fair, in Sweden.
The Geneva-based International Publishers Association (IPA) today renews its call for nominations and extends the submission deadline for the 2018 IPA Prix Voltaire for exemplary courage in upholding the Freedom to Publish and enabling others to exercise their freedom of expression.
Two of the world’s foremost influencers in the intellectual property (IP) sphere will trade views on how publishers can plan for the future of copyright during a headline debate at the 32nd International Publishers Congress, in New Delhi, in February 2018.
A Turkish court ordered the release of seven suspects, including book publisher Turhan Günay, on Friday (28 July) in the trial of 17 journalists and executives from the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet.
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 IPA has today released its new Global Book Fair Report, the annual compendium of world book fairs that complements the IPA International Book Fair Calendar and provides insider insights and interviews with the people behind the events.
The International Publishers Association (IPA) has released a comprehensive guide to help world publishers better understand their responsibilities under the Marrakesh Treaty for visually impaired and other print disabled people who are unable to use standard format books.
The International Publishers Association (IPA) is the world's largest federation of national, regional and specialist publishers' associations. Our membership comprises 70 organizations from 60 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...
The International Publishers Association (IPA) today announces the shortlist for the 2018 IPA Prix Voltaire , which rewards exemplary courage in upholding the freedom to publish and in enabling others to exercise their right to freedom
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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