Award-winning Norwegian author Maja Lunde, satirical South African cartoonist Zapiro and eminent Indian statesman and author Dr Shashi Tharoor will be among the speakers at the 33rd International Publishers Congress, on 28-30 May in Lillehammer, Norway.
London Book Fair 2020 has been cancelled. All IPA events that had been scheduled to take place at the fair have been cancelled..
Before Frankfurt Book Fair had even finished, IPA’s attention was drawn back to Geneva where WIPO was holding an International Conference on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries, Archives, Museums and Educational & Research Institutions before the week-long Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights.
IPA is holding a full schedule of Committee meetings as well as open and public events around the 33rd International Publishers Congress in Lillehammer, freedom to publish, copyright enforcement and educational publishing.
When the names and titles of the Commissioners forming the team of President-elect Ursula von der Leyen were finally announced, most of the observers including Anne Bergmann at the Federation of European Publishers were dismayed, why was culture missing?
WIPO’s Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE) met on September 2-4, 2019. On the agenda were several important updates about enforcement strategies adopted by WIPO Member States.
Brazil’s State Secretariat for Culture held a public consultation to assess the need to review the Brazilian Copyright Act 1998. The consultation, which closed on September 15, 2019, aimed at establishing priorities among options such as modernizing copyright for the digital era, regulating collective management and adopting WIPO’s Internet Treaties.