Gif showing the shortlisted publishers for the 2021 IPA Prix Voltaire

The International Publishers Association (IPA) announces the five-strong shortlist for the 2020 IPA Prix Voltaire, an award that recognizes exemplary courage in upholding the freedom to publish and in providing a platform, through print or digital media, for others to exercise their right to freedom of expression. 

At its second consecutive virtual General Assembly the world’s largest federation of publishers’ associations welcomed 3 new members, refreshed the composition of two Committees and was addressed by the new President of PEN International.

Logo composite WAN IFRA, IPA, IFJ

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), the International Publishers Association (IPA), and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) call on Pakistani authorities to retract plans to establish the ‘Pakistan Media Development Authority’ (PMDA) that risks placing strict state control over all media.

Graphic for Prix Voltaire 21 nominations

The International Publishers Association (IPA) is delighted to confirm that the ceremony for 2021 IPA Prix Voltaire will take place on 1 December at the 35th Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara. The prize recongizes exemplary courage in upholding the Freedom to Publish and enabling others to exercise their freedom of expression. Nominations close on 20 June 2021.

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