Friday, May 15, 2009

International PEN continues to work with the African PEN Centres

Africa Regional Programme

The Africa Regional Programme is now in its third year and the focus in 2009 will be on Centre sustainability, evaluation and shared learning, and the development of new and existing programmes. These programmes will be developed in the priority programmatic areas the Centres identified: education, library and community access, and the promotion of literature.

2008 International PEN funded projects

Education Projects

Library and Community Access projects

Literature and Public Engagement projects

Day of the Imprisoned Writer

Six African PEN Centres held events on the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, November 15th to promote freedom of expression and human rights issues in their country in Ghana, Guinea, Malawi, Uganda, Somalia and Zambia.

International PEN will continue to work with the African PEN Centres in 2009 to develop their programmatic work and capacity

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