ACCRA WORLD BOOK CAPITAL, 2023
Theme: ‘Reading to Connect Minds for Social Transformation’
Slogan: Akwaaba: Book a Book
Accra is the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Book Capital for the year 2023. This was contained in a press release by the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay on 22nd September 2021. The title starts from 23rd April 2023 (a day celebrated as the World Book and Copyright Day) to 22nd April 2024. The statement from UNESCO stated that Accra’s bid was selected for its strong focus on young people and their potential to contribute to the culture and wealth of Ghana.