Award ceremony photo including Kristenn Einarsson, Thanapol Eawsakul and Bodour Al Qasimi

One of the highlights of the 33rd International Publishers Congress was the awarding of the 2022 IPA Prix Voltaire with co-founder Thanapol Eawsakul travelling to Jakarta to receive the prize.

Hugo Setzer receives the IPA flag marking the handover of the Congress to Guadalajara

The 33rd International Publishers Congress closed with the announcement of Guadalajara, Mexico as the host of the next Congress to take place from the 4-6 December 2024. 

Laura Prinsloo, who chaired the Jakarta Congress Organising Committee took a moment to thank all of the team that had worked over the last two years to organise the Jakarta Congress. She then announced Guadalajara, Mexico as the host of the 34th Congress and, together with Jakarta CIty Government, and  Arys Hilman, President of IKAPI,  in handing over the IPA flag to Hugo Setzer, President of the Mexican Publishers Association. 

Receiving the flag, Setzer said: Thank you for handing me this flag and the responsibility that comes with it. Boy, you have set the bar pretty high. We are going to have to work pretty hard now in Mexico to produce such a fantastic Congess as this Jakarta Congress has been. I would like to invite everyone to the beatufiul city of Guadalajara from the 4th - 6th December 2024. 

You can watch the handover ceremony here:

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