Latin Union

The Latin Union is an international organization founded on 1954 by the Agreement of Madrid to promote and to spread the cultural inheritance and the identities of the Latin world.


Visit web pages Book and reading of UNESCO, a active partner in line with the principles of the Alliance of Independent Publishers. We recommend particularly the Literature and translation section (UNESCO center of exchange and information on the literary translation).

Radio France Internationale

The International Alliance of Independent Publishers has established a first partnership with RFI in 2005, for the promotion of L’Ombre d’Imana (The Shadow of Imana) by Véronique TADJO. In 2008, RFI gave support to two new co-publishing projects, De l’autre côté du regard (As Seen From the Other Side) by Ken BUGUL and Sozaboy by Ken SARO-WIWA, both published in the collection “Terres solidaires”.

Ford foundation

The Ford foundation supported over two years the installation of the activities of the Alliance of independent publishers.

BnF/Centre national de la littérature pour la jeunesse - La Joie par les livres

Created in 1965, the National Centre of Youth Literature – La Joie par les Livres, is a service provided by the Literature and Arts Department and the National Library of France since January 1st 2008. Its aim is to promote activities that could enable children’s access to books and reading.

Fondation de France

Since 1969, the Fondation de France Foundation supports practical and innovative projects that meet the needs of individuals confronted with the issues raised by the quick pace of evolution in society.
It mainly works on three areas: support for vulnerable individuals, building knowledge and environment. It also supports the development of philanthropy.

Le Centre national du livre

The CNL is a public institution of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. Its mission is to support all the participants in the publishing process – authors, publishers, booksellers, librarians, and those who organize literary events – via various measures and commissions. It thus plays an active role in francophone creativity and dissemination.

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is Switzerland’s international cooperation agency within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). In operating with other federal offices concerned, SDC is responsible for the overall coordination of development activities and cooperation with Eastern Europe, as well as for the humanitarian aid delivered by the Swiss Confederation.

The goal of development cooperation is that of reducing poverty. It is meant to foster economic self-reliance and state autonomy, to contribute to the improvement of production conditions, to help in finding solutions to environmental problems, and to provide better access to education and basic healthcare services.

Institut français

The French Institute is France’s external operator for cultural action. It was created by the Law of July 27 2010 pertaining to the external action of the State through the December 30 2010 Decree.
Thanks to the Alliance’s expertise and inputs from several book professionals, the French Institute has developed a support programme for North-South transfers of copyright.

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