As a UNESCO City of Literature, Reykjavík will emphasise the central position of literature in the city’s and nation’s cultural life, its historical significance and contemporary value. Together with its literary partners, the City of Reykjavik will further reinforce this infrastructure so that literature and writing will continue being one of the pillars of creative activity.
- Support and promote literary activities that take place in Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature and provide information about our rich literary heritage.
- Stimulate cooperation and encourage new connections in the fields of literature, reading and writing in Reykjavík.
- Work with the tourist industry in promoting Reykjavík as a literary and cultural destination.
- Enhance international collaboration as regards Icelandic literature and active participation in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.