Joint statement following European Parliament adoption of Digital Markets Act (DMA)

In light of today's positive vote on the Digital Markets Act (DMA) regulation during the European Parliament's plenary session, EIBF and FEP have issued a joint press release welcoming the adoption of this long-awaited regulation  

Paper shortage prevents printers from meeting rising demand

In this guest blog post, Secretary General of Intergraf Beatrice Klose explores the impacts of paper shortage on the wider book industry 

Twenty years on: Lessons in bookselling and survival

Nadia Wassef, one of the owners and co-founders of Diwan, Egypt’s first modern bookshop, has shared her industry experience in a keynote at the Sharjah International Booksellers Conference 2022

Exploring the Slovakian book market

Peter Kačmár shares insights on bookshop stock curation and presentation from the perspective of Panta Rhei

EIBF attends first-ever World Expression Forum

EIBF’s policy team, Daniel Martín Brennan and Tora Åsling, highlight their impressions from the two-day event in Lillehammer, Norway. 

Launching the 2021 Global bookselling markets report

We are excited to reveal the global bookselling markets report for 2021, analysing current trends, exploring the pandemic impacts and highlighting development opportunities for the sector

UNESCO WORLD BOOK CAPITAL CITY TO BE APPOINTED ON 22 JUNE 2016 – EIBF REITERATES THE NEED OF A FULL RESPECT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

On 22 June, Unesco, with the help of an Advisory Committee composed of the IPA, International Publishers Federation and IFLA, the International Federation of Library Associations, will appoint World Book Capital – WBC – 2018.

LA CAPITALE MONDIALE DU LIVRE 2018 NOMMEE PAR L’UNESCO CE 22 JUIN 2016 – EIBF REITERE L’IMPORTANCE NON NEGOCIABLE DE LA LIBERTE D’EXPRESSION

C’est ce 22 juin 2016 que l’UNESCO devrait dévoiler le nom de la ville désignée Capitale mondiale du livre 2018 ; un choix qui devrait tenir compte des recommandations de l’association internationale des éditeurs (IPA) et la fédération internationale des associations de libraires (IFLA).

STATEMENT OF CONCERN ABOUT DISAPPEARANCE OF HONG KONG BOOKSELLERS

The American Booksellers Association (ABA), the Association of American Publishers (AAP), the Authors Guild (AG), the European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF), and PEN American Center (PEN) wish to express their extreme concern over news reports about the disappearance of five emp

European Commission’s consultation on the regulatory environment for platforms, online intermediaries, data and cloud computing and the collaborative economy – EIBF Contribution

Between 06.05.2015 and 30.12.2015, the European Commission conducted a consultation on the topic “regulatory environment for platforms, online intermediaries, data and cloud computing and the collaborative economy”, Stakeholders were invited to answer a questionnaire, to which the EIBF has contri

European Commission’s consultation on geo-blocking and other geographically-based restrictions when shopping and accessing information in the EU – EIBF Contribution

Between the 24th of September and the 28th of December, 2015, the European Commission conducted a public consultation on “Geo-Blocking and Other Geographically-Based Restrictions When Shopping and Accessing Information in the EU”.