Strengthening minority-language publishing industries in Haiti, Kenya, Nigeria and Serbia

The project aims at reinforcing national and regional cultural policies related to the publishing sector in Haiti, Kenya, Nigeria and Serbia and to strengthen the minority-language publishing in these countries. The expected results of the project include: mapping and analyzing the publishing industry in Haiti, Kenya, Nigeria and Serbia; introducing and strengthening cultural policies to promote minority-language publishing industries; strengthening the publishing industry in the above-mentioned countries; establishing a network of writers, publishers, policy-makers and academics working in the minority-language publishing industry.
Project manager:
Sarah Clarke
Function:
Policy Officer
Organisation:
Type of applicant:
INGO
Beneficiary countries:
  • Haiti
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • Serbia
Funds allocated:
US $ 100.000,00
Cycle:
04-2013
Project implementation period:
March, 2014 to May, 2015
Approved
Results:
Mapped and analyzed the publishing industry in Haiti, Kenya, Nigeria and Serbia. Introduced and strengthened cultural policies to promote minority-language publishing industries. Established a network of over 70 writers, publishers, policy-makers and academics working in the minority-language publishing industry

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PEN International is the world’s leading association of writers. In 2014, it joined forces with UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) to implement a project called “Strengthening minority-language publishing industries in Haiti, Kenya, Nigeria and Serbia”.