june, 2019

17junallday19alldayADEA High Level Regional Workshop on National Book and Reading Policies in AfricaSupported by the Global Book Alliance (GBA) & United States Agency for International Development (USAID)


Event Details

With the support of the USAID under the Global Book Alliance, the ADEA ICQN-TL BLM section, in collaboration with the African Union’s (AU) Education Division, is organising a high-level book industry stakeholders’ seminar to help build a strong and inclusive framework for National Book and Reading Policies in Africa.

The Africa Union Commission has developed a framework that will guide the discussions.

The stakeholders include books and reading specialists, namely writers, publishers and booksellers; government officials, renown educationalists, relevant regional and international organisations.

This regional seminar hopes to bring a strong awakening for all ministers of education in Africa, to work closely with ADEA and the African Union Commission (AUC)’s Education Division in ensuring that countries formulate and enact a National Book and Reading Policy that is implementable in collaboration with the National Book Development Councils, fully funded by respective governments.


ADEA Workshop on National Book and Reading Policies in Africa – Programme

ADEA Workshop on National Book and Reading Policies in Africa – Concept Note


june 17 (Monday) - 19 (Wednesday)


Radisson Blu Hotel,Nairobi

Elgon Road


  1. Esther Wamungu June 12, 2019 at 3:06 pm - Reply

    This is a great move towards inculcating a reading culture amongst us.Is it open for all?

    • Eric Gachoka June 13, 2019 at 9:56 am - Reply

      Thanks for your interest in this event. Please contact Lily Nyariki on lmnyariki@gmail.com for any query about this workshop.

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