ERIC Number: ED086176
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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Books For All; A Programme of Action.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
A Program intended to promote world-wide action in favor of books and reading is outlined. Sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), it is based upon the four themes approved for International Book Year 1972 and reaffirmed by UNESCO's member states as long-term objectives. Detailed suggestions are provided to: 1) promote books in the service of education, international understanding and peaceful co-operation; 2) encourage authorship and translation, with due regard to copyright; 3) assist in the production and distribution of books and in the development of libraries; and 4) foster the habit of reading. Major means of action are also reviewed, including national and international book development councils and the role of UNESCO. The UNESCO General Conference's resolution on International Book Year 1972 and its sequel is appended to the report. (PB)
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Bulletins, International Organizations, International Programs, Library Planning, Peace, Reading, Reading Programs, Translation
Book Promotion and Development Division, Unesco, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris (France)
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).