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World Book Day: leveraging the power of books and reading

Ahead of the World Book Day on 23 April, we are spotlighting national reading initiatives – from long standing ones to recent ones launched during the Coronavirus outbreak – follow #EIBFreads


Bookselling in times of health emergencies

Recent health emergency has prompted policymakers around the world to provide recommendations on how to best protect ourselves from the COVID-19 pandemic – maintaining strict hygiene, limiting unnecessary travel and time spent outside, as well as banning public gatherings.

EIBF appeals to governments worldwide to protect the bookselling industry in these challenging times

The European and International Booksellers Federation issues a following statement:

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Exchange of best practice

EIBF fosters the exchange of best practice between its members and acts as a forum for discussion and cooperation.


EIBF meets decision-makers of both European and international institutions, explaining the specificities of the bookselling industry, at different stages. 

Industry events

EIBF regularly organises targeted policy-oriented events on different subjects with the aim of boosting the visibility of the bookselling industry. 

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