Logo composite of the new Portuguese language book club and the different partners

Global Goals Week sees book sector organisations from Brazil and Portugal come together and commit to augmenting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Book Club with a collection of lusophone books about the different goals for children.

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The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has allocated up to 400,000 euros in funds to promote Italian books abroad through translations

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FEP has recently concluded an important stock-taking exercise based on information shared by their members which paints a picture of how the COVID-19 csis has affected the European book market. IPA has been following the regional developments and the studies and surveys conducted by our members on this matter closely. 

Promotional graphic featuring Francis Gurry and Hugo Setzer

On Monday 20 July, watch the second part of a fascinating discussion between IPA President, Hugo Setzer, and Francis Gurry, the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organisation where they will discuss the future of multi-lateralism and copyright.

Promotional graphic featuring photos of Ramesh Mittal, Shweta Khurana and Hugo Setzer

On Tuesday 14 July at 1pm CEST, Shweta Khurana, Editor of All About Book Publishing, talks to IPA President, Hugo Setzer and the President of the Federation of Indian Publishers, Ramesh K Mittal about how the Coronavirus pandemic has affected publishers in India and around the world.

Promotional graphic featuring a photo of Li Pengyi sat next to Hugo Setzer

The latest of our IPA in Conversation with … sees Li Pengyi, Vice President of the Publishers Association of China (PAC), tell us about how the COVID-19 Pandemic has affected publishing in China and how Chinese publishers have reacted quickly to keep people reading and learning. 

Dipanpur sign in Dhaka, Bangladesh, next to photo of Faisal Arefin Dipan

The international Publishers Association has contributed 1,000CHF to kickstart an international appeal for support as the lockdown in Bangladesh puts the legacy Faisal Arefin Dipan at risk. His widow, Razia Rahman Joly, carried on his publishing house and opened a bookshop, Dipanpur, in his memory. 3 months of lockdown and no income mean eviction and closure are now looming.

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