The Bologna bookstore, Giannino Stoppani, was damaged by fire in May. Sharjah World Book Capital has contributed €50,000 to assist.
UNESCO Names Strasbourg Its World Book Capital 2024
France’s Strasbourg is to begin its tenure as UNESCO’s World Book Capital on April 23, 2024, as Accra concludes its year in the role.
Georgia’s World Book Capital Program Stages Its Black Sea Conference
The inaugural Caucasus and Black Sea Basin conference was the centerpiece of the UNESCO World Book Capital closer in Tbilisi.
Timely in Tbilisi: A New Conference During the Ukraine Crisis
‘Great prospects for establishing business or cultural relations’ lie in the Caucasus area publishing conference, says Gvantsa Jobava.
Georgia’s Caucasus and Black Sea Conference Is Open for Registration
Ukrainian publishing colleagues will be able to participate digitally in this regional exchange of issues and views, April 11 and 12.
At Sharjah: A UNESCO World Book Capital Network Meeting
Delegates from 16 of UNESCO’s World Book Capitals convened in Sharjah to explore the WBC network and what it can offer.
Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’
Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi.
Sharjah Relief Fund Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast
The Sharjah World Book Capital Office and Sharjah Book Authority are providing new grants to support Lebanese publishers and book fairs.
Sharjah World Book Capital Leads Beirut Library Restoration Aid
As parts of Beirut struggle to rebuild after the August 4 explosion, the Sharjah World Book Capital Office has stepped in to help restore three damaged libraries.
Coronavirus Response: Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Emirates Publishers Emergency Fund
Looking to ‘safeguard publishers’ in the COVID-19 crisis, Bodour Al Qasimi and the Emirates Publishers Association announce new aid for the UAE industry.