The Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for the Progress of Humankind (FPH) is a Swiss foundation that makes grants to civil society movements and organisations to support their actions in favour of a social and ecological transition.
The International Alliance of independent publishers is a professional collective convening more than 550 independent publishing houses, from 52 countries around the world. Created as an association in 2002, it is composed of 6 language networks (English, Arabic, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Persian). Members of the Alliance are publishing houses and national publisher collectives.
The Alliance’s activities promote and strengthen bibliodiversity (cultural diversity applied to the world of the book).
Support bibliodiversity and independent publishing through a professional solidarity network
Support the creation of national, regional and international book policies
Reaffirm and defend freedom and equity of speech
Strengthen collaborative spaces and innovate to respond to tomorrow’s changes and issues
Re-instate equilibrium between book exporting countries and importing countries
Develop and strengthen intercultural sharing