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International Publishers Association

IPA was founded in 1896 and represents the publishing industry world-wide through 78 national, regional and specialised publishers associations in 66 countries. IPA is an accredited Non-Governmental Organisation enjoying a consultative status to the United Nations. The office of the Secretariat is in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Turkish Publishers and Writers face increasing Harassment
See:Press Release 15 February 2006

In the face of increasing attacks, IPA creates a Freedom to Publish Prize
See:Press Release 15 February 2006 & Press Release 15 February 2006

Apply now for World Book Capital City 2008. Deadline is March 31, 2006
See call for nominations in English, French, Spanish

Turkey : International Publishers demand Orhan Pamuk's and other "Article 301" Defendants' Acquittal
See: Press Release 14 December 2005

Google Print Library Programme: IPA and PEN USA make Joint Declaration
See: IPA/PEN Joint Declaration October 2005

Frankfurt Book Fair 2005 Schedule
See: Frankfurt 2005

Google Print Library Programme: IPA Rejects Google's Copyright Policy Change as Insufficient
See: Press Release 17 August 2005

International Publishers and Librarians launch Joint Statement on Article Removal from Databases
See: Press Release and Joint Statement

Publishers and booksellers condemn the banning of "The Da Vinci Code" in Lebanon.
See: Press Release 15/11/2004

IPA joins IFEX - The International Network of Freedom of Expression Defenders
See: Press Release 09/07/2004

Ana Maria Cabanellas Begins Term as IPA President
See: Press Release 01/07/2004

World Book Capital City 2006
See call for nominations in 3 languages: English French Spanish

Release of Publisher Mohammed Said Tayid and continued detention of writer Ali Al-Domaini
See: Press Release 28/04/2004

Freedom of Expression at stake in Turkey Publishers and Writers organize round tables on Freedom of Expression with a particular focus on Turkey.
See: Press Release 21/04/2004

IPA defends freedom to publish and copyright in the Philippines
See: Press Release 16/04/04

Freedom of Expression at stake in Turkey Publishers and Writers organize round tables on Freedom of Expression with a particular focus on Turkey.
See: Press Release 05/04/04

Montreal nominated World Book Capital City 2005
See: call for nominations in 3 official UN languages
See: World Book


See: International PEN Round Tables on Freedom of Expression
See: International PEN Round Tables on Freedom of Expression

Turkey jeopardizes Freedom of Expression
See: Press Release 30/03/04

Freedom of Expression jeopardised in Kazakhstan IPA and WAN condemn police raid against Arsenal Publishing House
See: Press Release 26/02/04

International Association of Scholarly Publishers (IASP). Seventh International Conference on Scholarly Publishing.
See: Press Release 18/03/04

Freedom of Expression Jeopardized in Turkey
See: Press Release 19/12/03

IPA supports Greek colleagues FTP
See: Press Release 18/12/03

IPA Secures Acquital of Publishers Ragip Zarakolu by State Court // 3 in Turkey
See: Press Release 08/12/03

WSIS Press Release International Publishers ASsociation
See: Press release 01 / Press release 02

Publishers and librarians promote freedom of expression on the Internet
See: IFLA/IPA joint press release and statement, 21 August 2003

IPA contributes to the postponement of the implementation of Article 23 of Hong Kong's Basic Law
See: article under section "Freedom to publish"

World Book Capital City 2005 See: call for nominations in 5 official UN languages

Appointment of IPA new Secretary General See: article in IPA newsletter June 2003

IPA new "Classified Ads" service
See: Classified Ads in English / Classified Ads in French

City of Antwerp (Belgium) elected World Book Capital 2004
See: World Book Capital 2004 election
See: City of Antwerp website

IPA gives support to United Nations Literacy Decade
See: IPA statement, November 2002

Publishers and librarians promote freedom of expression
See: IFLA/IPA joint press release and statement, 9 October 2002