Designation ceremony of Ms Vera Michalski-Hoffmann as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador
The Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Irina Bokova will designate the President of the Groupe Libella, Ms Vera Michalski-Hoffmann as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. This title will be bestowed upon Ms Michalski-Hoffmann in recognition of her commitment to publishing actors, her support for creative writing and reading practice, particularly through the activities of the Jan Michalski Foundation and her dedication to the ideals and aims of the Organisation.
The publisher Vera Michalski-Hoffmann, long committed to promoting literature and the written word, founded the publishing group Libella with Jan Michalski. Since 1986, numerous authors have been brought out in French and Polish at various publishing houses, including Noir sur Blanc, Buchet-Chastel, Phébus, and Wydawnictwo Literackie. In 2004 Vera Michalski created the Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature, whose mission is to provide support to practitioners of the written word and foster the love of reading.