FILBLEU Book Festival

Mr. Kangni AlemdjrodoIn support of Togo’s FILBLEU book festival, Lome Embassy hosted a conference on the theme “The future of printed books and libraries in an internet world.”  The conference was for a select group of about 60 participants from Togolese government, authors, educators, and students. In his opening remarks, Ambassador Whitehead cited a number of noted American authors and exhorted the participants, mostly students, to develop reading capacities if they want to have greater impact in their field of expertise.