Love of books unites us, says Sheikha Bodour, pictured here with dignitaries.
Sharjah, the 2019 Unesco World Book Capital, has hosted representatives from most of the Unesco-designated World Book Capital cities to reflect on their individual stories and discuss strategies to strengthen their legacy while sharing their experiences with future holders of the status.
The undulating spirit of independent publishers and the current renaissance in indigenous storytelling were celebrated on the second day of the 11th Publishers Conference held in Expo Centre Sharjah on Monday, ahead of the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).
The UAE flag fluttered high in the historic Italian city of Bologna where Sharjah is being celebrated as Guest of Honour at the 59th Bologna Children’s Book Fair (BCBF), which runs until March 24. Over the course of four days, the north Italian city is showcasing the unique cultural vision of Sharjah to a diverse global audience and celebrating the intellectual and cultural legacy of the Emirati and Arab worlds.
Highlighting the various new initiatives through which the International Publishers Association (IPA) is trying to sustainably level up global publishing and empower its stakeholders as they rebuild in the post-pandemic era, Bodour Al Qasimi, IPA President, has engaged in key discussions with industry professionals representing diverse markets during the Bologna Children’s Book Fair (BCBF) 2022.
Macron on Wednesday criticized the legislation, known as the Inflation Reduction Act, during a luncheon with US lawmakers and again during a speech at the French embassy.
The awards were held to coincide with the 20th MEADFA conference which was held in Bahrain for the first time and brought together 440 delegates.
Weeks before the invasion, Xi and Russian leader Vladimir Putin affirmed their "no limits" relationship, and Beijing has stepped up oil purchases from Russia while their air forces held joint drills this week.