The International Publishers Association (IPA) is a federation of publishers’ associations around the world. IPA’s core mandate is to promote and defend copyright, support freedom to publish, promote literacy and reading. IPA is an accredited NGO with consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council. IPA supports the SDGs and works closely with WIPO and UNESCO.
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession. Founded in 1927 in Edinburgh, Scotland at an international conference, we celebrated our 90th anniversary in 2017. We now have over 1,300 members in nearly 150 countries around the world. IFLA was registered in the Netherlands in 1971.
The International Book Council for Children (IBBY) is a non-profit organization that represents an international network of people around the world who are committed to bringing books and children together. Today, IBBY comprises 79 national chapters around the world.
The European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) represents national associations of booksellers in the European Union and beyond. The members of the EIBF in turn count among their members booksellers of all kinds: physical bookstores, online bookstores, independents, chains.
Bologna Children’s Book Fair (BCBF) is the most important international fair for the children’s publishing industry. With over 50 years of experience, BCBF has succeeded in bringing together a unique and diverse global audience: the result is the global copyright trading center for publishing with an additional core that extends to all content. multimedia for children.