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Port Harcourt named World Book Capital 2014

The city of Port Harcourt (Nigeria) was named the World Book Capital for the year 2014 after the Selection Committee, composed of representatives from the international organizations representing the three major sectors of the book industry and from UNESCO, met on 5 July at the Organization’s Headquarters. Read More

  • News
  • 16 July 2012
  • By: anonymous

Yerevan: World Book Capital 2012

In a festive celebration two days ago in Armenia, IFLA President Ingrid Parent witnessed the official hand over of the World Book Capital for the year 2012 Read More

  • News
  • 24 April 2012
  • By: anonymous

IFLA Media and Information Literacy Recommendations

Final version In order to survive and develop, make decisions, and solve problems in every facet of life – personal, social, educational, and professional, individuals, communities, and nations need information about themselves as well as their physical and their social environments. This information is available via three processes: observation… Read More

  • Publications
  • 28 March 2012

Bangkok designated World Book Capital 2013

Bangkok, Thailand has been designated World Book Capital 2013. The city was selected as the 13th World Book Capital by a committee made up of representatives from the publishing world and UNESCO, which met at the Organization's Paris Headquarters on 27 June. Read More

  • News
  • 30 June 2011
  • By: anonymous