Palestinian International Book Fair 2018

The Ministry of Culture
Publishing Houses
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Palestinian International Book Fair (2018) is a real opportunity to achieve economic and cultural development in the State of Palestine. It aimed to: 1. Promote Palestinian writers' productions. 2.

Bring productions of the foreign publishing houses into the State of Palestine. 3. Provide space for intercultural dialogue and exchange through visits and seminars conducted by cultural delegations from the participating countries. 4. Promote the Palestinian culture by organizing on site visits. 5. Encourage school and university students to read through the visits organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and universities. 6. Encourage artists by establishing various art exhibitions in the fair. 7. Buy and distribute books to public libraries. 8. Invite Palestinian intellectuals from Gaza Strip to participate in the fair.

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

1. Promoted productions of Palestinian writers.
2. Productions brought from foreign publishing houses into the State of Palestine.
3. Promoted cultural exchange and international cooperation.
4. Contributions in developing the economy through books sold in favor of publishing houses.
5. Encouraged reading.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

$ US 528.000

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Publishing houses
Private Sector
Cultural institutions
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: