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FEP Rendez-Vous: Ukrainian President Selensky speaks to international publishers

20 October 2022
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Congress Center Ebene 2, Saal Harmonie

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The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses the international book community: He will address the book community digitally at the joint invitation of Frankfurter Buchmesse and the Federation of European Publishers (FEP). His speech will be followed by interventions by Jesús Badenes del Río, CEO of Grupo Planeta (Spain), representing the Guest of Honour, and Oleksander Afonin, President of the Ukrainian Publishers and Booksellers Association.


  • Oleksander Afonin (President of the Ukrainian Publishers and Booksellers Association)

  • Jesús Badenes del Río (CEO of Publishing Division at Grupo Planeta)

  • Juergen Boos (President and CEO Frankfurter Buchmesse)

  • Peter Kraus vom Cleff (FEP President, MD Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels)

  • Volodymyr Zelenskyy (President of Ukraine)