Call for applications: World Book Capital 2019

(15 September 2016) UNESCO, IFLA, and IPA have opened the call for nominations for the World Book Capital 2019.

Each year, UNESCO and the international organizations representing the three major sectors of the book industry—the International Publishers Association (IPA), and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)—select the World Book Capital for a one-year period, effective 23 April each year.

This initiative, in addition to the celebration of World Book and Copyright Day, represents a collaborative undertaking by key stakeholders in the publishing world and cities to promote books and literacy.

The announcement is here.