ERIC Number: ED438531
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Regional Consultation for Asia-Pacific Co-operative Programme in Reading Promotion and Book Development (APPREB) (Tokyo, Japan, November 20-21, 1997).
Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan).
The 1997 Regional Consultation for Asia-Pacific Cooperative Programme for Reading Promotion and Book Development (APPREB) held at Japan Publishers Building, Tokyo, Japan, on November 20-21, 1997, highlighted the vital areas where more intensive regional cooperation is required to promote books and reading in this time of drastic changes. Included in this report are issues and problems related to books and reading existing in respective countries which were identified by the participants, as well as various constructive suggestions and proposals regarding regional cooperation. It begins with the final report of the 1997 APPREB Regional Consultation. Annex I presents a report on UNESCO's programmes for books and reading; a report of the Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU); reports of APPREB activities in 1996-1997; and reports of APPREB activities in 1995. Annex II presents country and sub-regional reports; a list of publishing-related organizations; and a chart relating the current state of publishing through statistics. An appendix contains a list of participants, the agenda and schedule, and general information. The report concludes with a brief description of what the APPREB is. (RS)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Mass Media, Publishing Industry, Reading
Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU), Tokyo, 6 Fukuromachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 162-8484 Japan. Tel: 81-3-3269-4435; e-mail: email@example.com.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan).