Books go beyond physical borders and they represent one of the most beautiful interventions to share ideas and embodies an effective tool for fighting poverty and building sustainable peace.
UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) suggested April, 23rd to commemorate the existence of books, and to promote access to reading. This day gathers millions of people around the world. It’s celebrated worldwide every April 23rd to honor and commemorate the deaths of Miguel de Cervantes, William Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega: all three in 1616. They are part of the pillars of literature world
By defending books and copyright, UNESCO supports creativity, diversity and equal access to knowledge, the promotion of literacy, mobile learning and free access to scientific content and educational resources.
On the other hand, this day celebrates Copyright. These are a set of principles and legal norms that establish the moral, patrimonial and universal rights held by all authors of literary, scientific, musical, artistic or didactic works, by the simple fact of their creation, whether published or unpublished. This category also includes the creators of computer programs, advertisers, publicists, film producers and other disciplines. It is considered one of the fundamental human rights in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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