Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017

Check out this video about the recent efforts to promote literacy and education in Conakry, Guinea! UNESCO has designated Conakry as the 2017 World Book Capital. Groups like the Guinean Alliance for Education and Development (GAED) are working with the Conakry Capital Mondial du Livre (CCML) to develop the Learning Resources Center (LRC).

Librarians are no strangers to limited resources. How can future information professionals influence the way resources are allocated, both locally and globally? As we enter our careers, how can we supportĀ our international colleagues organize and implement much needed projects like the LRC?

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