Press Releases

IPA Vice President testifies at Canadian Copyright Review

IPA VP, Hugo Setzer
  • Canada an international outlier since its broad exception for educational uses and the ‘legislation through the courts’ that has seen fair dealing equated with “user rights”.
  • Changes have resulted in a dramatic loss of income for Canadian publishers.

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IPA Regional Seminar Tackles the Challenges of African Publishing

Gbadega Adedapo

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.

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Nigerian Publishers Association Announces Details of the International Publishers Association (IPA) Seminar on Publishing Industry Challenges and Opportunities in Africa

IPA and NPA Logos

Publishing leaders from around the world to meet in Lagos

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Supporting Quality Information: Libraries and Publishers Dialogue

Logos of IFLA, IPA and STM

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.


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Gui Minhai awarded 2018 IPA Prix Voltaire

  • missing Hong Kong/Swedish publisher Gui Minhai selected for award that supports defenders of freedom to publish.
  • Award to be presented at International Publishers Congress in New Delhi on 12 February


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International Publishers Call for Gui Minhai’s Release

• Seizure of Gui Minhai flouts the rule of law and the publisher’s human rights.
• IPA joins calls for immediate clarity on the situation of Swedish publisher Gui Minhai.

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