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On 24th May 2023, a 3-member delegation from the UNESCO International Bureau of Education (UNESCO-IBE) led by Ms. Simona Popa paid a courtesy call on Ms.

Perbi Cubs, an organization that promotes digital reading, and a partner of the Accra World Book Capital, 2023 has, today, May 11, 2023 launched ๐˜’๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ญ. The term or word ๐˜’๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ญ is inspired by the Ga word โ€˜Kaneโ€™ which means โ€˜readโ€™ and the English word โ€˜Carnivalโ€™. Kaneval is a year-long programme which promises lots of reading for fun and other educational activities.


As part of weeklong opening ceremony of Accra World Book Capital, 2023, reading marathons have been organised in various communities in Accra.


The Accra World Book Capital, 2023 has been officially launch today, 24th april 2023 at Accra International Conference Center.


The Director-General of UNESCO Madam Audrey Azoulay is in Accra to join the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to open the Accra World Book Capital (AWBC) 2023.

UNESCO Director-General, Madam Audrey Azoulay and the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo are hosting the grand opening of the Accra World Book Capital 2023 in Accra.


Address of Hon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutuwm, Minister for Education during a press briefing on Tuesday, 11th April, 2023.


The Ghana Book Development Council (GBDC) was established in 1975 as an Agency under the Ministry of Education. The objective of the Council is to ensure the development, publication, and distribution of textbooks and other reading materials in Ghana to foster national development.
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