Some 520 publishing professionals are traveling to the UAE for the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair and its Publishers’ Conference.
The World Economic Forum’s 50th anniversary week of meetings at Davos included a session on international philanthropy’s support for sustainability goals.
The Kalimat Foundation has new initiatives to aid of young Arab readers in refugee camps and those who struggle with reading disabilities.
Kalimat Foundation has donated 2,000 Arabic-language children’s and young adult books to 11 Italian libraries for Arab immigrant and refugee children.
Sweden’s laws require libraries to serve citizens in their native languages, a project supported by a donation of thousands of Arabic books from Sharjah’s Kalimat Foundation.
During Göteborg Book Fair, the Sharjah-based Kalimat Foundation supports Arabic-language young readers with new books for 25 Swedish library programs.