Ukrainian Book Institute

Where
Ukraine
When
2019
Who
Ministry of Culture
Key objectives of the measure:

The foundation of the Ukrainian Book Institute was caused by the intention of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine to intensify the development of book industry as one of the main parts of the creative industries, and to establish an institution responsible for the implementation of the state policy in this sphere, promote reading, support publishing, stimulate the literary translations and to promote Ukrainian literature abroad

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
financial, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

Ukrainian Book Institute was founded in 2016 as a state-run institution under the Ministry of Culture. The Institute has 6 main programmes: 

1) promotion of the Ukrainian literature abroad (international projects, international book fairs, international networking)

2)support of the translations

3) Ukrainian book - support and facilitating of the Ukrainian book market development

4) Digital library

5) Promotion of reading

6) Renewal of the library funds

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

It is expected that the measure will facilitate the establishment of national and international networks of partnership; enlargement of reading audience in the country ; digitalization of the Ukrainian literature;  increase in number of books of Ukrainian authors translated into other languages  etc. Besides, the Ukrainian Book Institure is responsible for the presentation of the Ukrainian bokkselling and publishing industry on the international book fairs, such as Frankfurt International Book Fair, Leipzig International Book fair, London Book Fair and many others, which will contribute to the presentation of the Ukrainian culture abroad as well as to the development and internationalization of the Ukrainian literature through establishing long-term partnerships

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

State Budget funds

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Publishing