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World Book Capital for the year 2019

Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) was named World Book Capital for the year 2019 by the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, on the recommendation of the Advisory Committee which met at the Headquarters of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) at La Haye.
  • The Sharjah city was selected because of the very innovative, comprehensive and inclusive nature of the application, with a community-focused activity program containing creative proposals to engage the very large migrant population.
UNESCO World Book Capital Concept 2001
  • The success of World Book and Copyright Day, launched in 1996, encouraged UNESCO to develop the concept of World Book Capital City, selecting Madrid as the Capital for 2001. This was again a success, and so UNESCO's General Conference resolved to make the designation of a World Book Capital City an annual event.
World Book Capital cities

The following cities have been designated as World Book Capitals:
2001Madrid Spain
2002Alexandria Egypt
2003New Delhi India
2004Antwerp Belgium
2005Montreal Canada
2006Turin Italy
2007Bogotá Colombia
2008Amsterdam Netherlands
2009Beirut Lebanon
2010Ljubljana Slovenia
2011Buenos Aires Argentina
2012Yerevan Armenia
2013Bangkok Thailand
2014Port Harcourt Nigeria
2015Incheon South Korea
2016Wrocław Poland
2017Conakry Republic of Guinea
2018Athens Greece
2019Sharjah UAE
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