SDG Book Club Launch

On 2 April 2019 at Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Book Club released its first ever reading list of titles aimed at children age 6-12, to teach them about the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in all six official UN languages.

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When South Africa announced its intention to review and modernize its copyright law, the original purpose was to benefit South African performers and authors who were not receiving fair remuneration for their own intellectual property creations.

Free Mohamed Mkhaitir
  • Although authorities should have released him in November 2017, Mohamed Mkhaïtir is still being detained in an undisclosed location
  • His physical and mental health are deteriorating as a result of his prolonged detention
  • 32 human rights organizations are campaigning for his release and protection

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The International Publishers Association welcomes the news that the EU’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council has unanimously agreed to allow Member States to apply reduced VAT rates to eBooks, bringing them into alignment with physical books, which in most cases carried a lower rate.

To amplify the publishing industry’s support for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) the International Publishers Association announced today a new collaboration with the United Nations (UN) to promote the SDGs through a Book Club for children linked to all seventeen of the Goals. 

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International Publishers congratulate Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) for voting through important changes to copyright that support Europe’s creative industries.

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