26 Apr 2013
World Book Capital 2015 | call for applications from cities
Each year, UNESCO and the international organizations representing the three major sectors of the book industry—the International Publishers Association (IPA), International Booksellers Federation (IBF) 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.
- 2015 call for applications [English – PDF]
- 2015 appel a candidatures [français – PDF]
Complete applications including a cover or support letter from the Mayor of the candidate-city and drafted in one of UNESCO Secretariat’s working languages (English or French), should reach UNESCO no later than Friday 26 April 2013. No application received after this date will be taken into consideration.
Current & upcoming World Book Capitals
Yerevan (Armenia) 2012, Bangkok (Thailand) in 2013 and Port Harcourt (Nigeria) in 2014.
Image: © UNESCO/Dominique Roger
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