The 2009 IPA Freedom to Publish Prize will be awarded in Oslo during the Global Forum on Freedom of Expression (1-7 June 2009). Nominations to the 2009 Prize are welcome by 13 March this year. The Prize-Winner will be announced on 24 April 2009 in Sarajevo.

Also available are the Full Press Press Release [PDF] including quotes and more information, and of course the Nomination Form.

More about IPA

The International Publishers Association (IPA) is the global non-governmental organisation representing all aspects of book and journal publishing worldwide. Established in 1896, IPA’s mission is to promote and protect publishing and to raise awareness for publishing as a force for cultural and political advancement worldwide. IPA is an industry association with a human rights mandate. IPA currently has 65 member associations in 53 countries.

For further information, please contact:

Alexis Krikorian
Director, FTP
International Publishers Association
3, avenue de Miremont
CH – 1206 Geneva
Tel: +41 22 346 3018
Fax: +41 22 347 5717