Literature and publishing
Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili, and Azerbaijani Culture Minister Anar Karimov met in Tehran on Monday.
On 19 June, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine voted in favor of a number of bills that will promote the support and development of Ukrainian cultural products in the music and book publishing sectors. At the same time, these bills will limit the presence of Russian cultural products in Ukraine.
Eminent women writers took a hard look at biases against them and called for gender equality in writing at the three-day International Literature Festival that concluded in Shimla on Saturday.
Ukraine’s parliament on Sunday voted through two laws that will place severe restrictions on Russian books and music as Kyiv seeks to break many remaining cultural ties between the two countries following Moscow’s invasion.
The Minister of Cultural Affairs, Dr. Hayat Qatat Al-Qarmazi, has signed two partnership agreements with the Union of Tunisian Writers and the cultural organisation Abu al-Qasim al-Shabi related to activities to encourage Tunisian writers and the promotion of Tunisian books at national and international levels.
El Ministerio de Cultura y Patrimonio (MCYP) presentó los resultados de la primera encuesta nacional enfocada en medir los hábitos lectores, prácticas y consumos culturales en la población ecuatoriana, trabajo que fue realizado en coordinación con la Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos (OEI), el Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos (INEC), y la Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO).