The National Book Year 2019 (Bokåret 2019)

Norwegian Ministry of Culture
National Library of Norway
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The National Book Year 2019 aimed to contribute to the development of public libraries as meeting places, cultural institutions and arenas for conversation and debate, learning and democracy. An important goal was to create enthusiasm and interest in books and literature, and renew people's desire to read.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Around 1500 events were held in all municipalities throughout the country. There were events of all sorts not only at libraries, but also at schools, in bookstores, at festivals and cultural centres.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

27 million Norwegian Kroner (NOK)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
The National Library allocated the financial means to libraries and other institutions all over the country. More than 500 libraries and other institutions were engaged in the measure.
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Industria editorial