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.

32nd IPA World Congress set to discuss how publishers will shape the future through innovation and technology

The International Publishers Association (IPA) and The Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP) have today announced the conference program for the 32nd IPA World Congress, which will take place in New Delhi 10-14th February 2018.

Picture: Kate Gabor (L-R) Cavit Nacitarhan; Elif Günay; Kristenn Einarsson; Hugo Setzer

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.

Taj Hotel, New Delhi, venue of the 2018 IPA Congress, where the 2018 Prix Voltaire will be awarded

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. 

The Geneva-based International Publishers Association (IPA) today launches its call for nominations for the 2018 IPA Prix Voltaire for exemplary courage in upholding the Freedom to Publish and enabling others to exercise their freedom of expression.

The IPA today applauds the move by Cambridge University Press (CUP) to restore online access to its scholarly output in China, and urges the Chinese authorities not to penalize the publisher for its decision.

Publisher Turhan Günay and publishing house Evrensel, both from Turkey, have been named joint recipients of the 2017 International Publishers Association (IPA) prize for courage in upholding the freedom to publish, the IPA Prix Voltaire.

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