World Book and Copyright Day 2017
The World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated every 23rd of April, a symbolic date in remembrance of the deaths of two major authors: William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes.
By celebrating this Day, UNESCO seeks to promote reading, publishing and the protection of copyright.
On Monday 24th of April, at the Organization’s Headquarters, UNESCO will organize a series of events, conferences, debates, exhibition, workshops to mark the Day.
Authors, publishers, booksellers, librarians around the world are invited to join UNESCO and celebrate this day.
|Type of Event||Special Event|
|Start||24.04.2017 09:00 local time|
|End||24.04.2017 18:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Denison, Ian|
|Venue||UNESCO Headquarters and worldwide|
|Street||125 avenue de Suffren|
|Room||Room II, Room IV, Foyer Room I|
|Permanent Delegation Contact|
|Language of Event||English, French|
|Estimated number of participants|
|Link 1||dedicated webpage|
|Link 2||Inscription on line|