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.

• 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.

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 of expression.

The International Publishers Association has thrown its full support behind US publisher Macmillan and its CEO, John Sargent, for their firm stand in the face of pressure from United States President Donald Trump to halt publication of Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff’s book on the Trump White House.

IPA names creative industries expert James Taylor as new Director, Communications and Freedom to Publish

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has appointed James Taylor to be its next Director, Communications and Freedom to Publish, a pivotal role in the IPA’s promotion of copyright and freedom to publish – the drivers of the organization’s dual mandates as a global trade association and human rights defender.

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