Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, President of the International Publishers Association (IPA), has stressed that IPA is focusing on establishing effective communication with publishers associations worldwide.
International Publishers Association President Bodour Al Qasimi has continued a tour of pandemic-hit publishing markets by visiting Kenya, whose national publishing industry is one of many reeling from the ravages of COVID-19 in 2020.
Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, President of the International Publishers Association (IPA), met local publishers and members of the Ghanaian Publishers Association to discuss the huge opportunities which the global pandemic has presented for African publishers to rebuild their sector for future growth.
The International Publishers Association’s (IPA) has signed an official agreement with Emirates Airline to become its Exclusive Global Transport Partner as the Association ramps up its international programme of events.
Sharjah, the 2019 Unesco World Book Capital, has hosted representatives from most of the Unesco-designated World Book Capital cities to reflect on their individual stories and discuss strategies to strengthen their legacy while sharing their experiences with future holders of the status.
Continuing her tour of pandemic-hit publishing markets worldwide, International Publishers Association (IPA) president Bodour Al Qasimi was in Madrid to meet publishers in the Spanish capital and reinforce the IPA’s commitment to engage with all stakeholders to identify opportunities for global cooperation to develop robust business ecosystems and fuel growth.
Kalimat Foundation, a UAE-based global non-profit, is marking five years of empowering disadvantaged and visually impaired children through books and literacy.
The undulating spirit of independent publishers and the current renaissance in indigenous storytelling were celebrated on the second day of the 11th Publishers Conference held in Expo Centre Sharjah on Monday, ahead of the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).
Slovenia’s outstanding reading culture was highlighted by International Publishers Association president Bodour Al Qasimi in meetings with the Association of Slovenian Publishers and the National Book Agency of Slovenia in Ljubljana – her first overseas engagement of 2022.