Publishing World Initiatives during COVID-19

The publishing industry world-wide, reacted to the locked down and shelter in place acts during the Coronavirus deadly spread, by taking various initiatives in supports of readers and industry, such as the online access to global research on Coronavirus, the free access to various educational platforms and materials for home-schooled children and teens as well as for families, the actions of stimulus package requests from governments.

The International Publishers Association created THIS PAGE in order to share information on the various initiatives taken by publishers in the world, as well as on various countries’ government support. The information is gathered by some of the most reliable sources in the publishing world, such as Publishing Perspectives, Publishers Weekly, Words without Borders

If you are aware of initiatives that are not included, please contact James Taylor, Director of Communications and Freedom to Publish for Ipa: