4th IBBY Lampedusa Camp
This initiative is part of the “Silent Books: from the World to Lampedusa and Back” project: it will prepare and open a library for children on the island that will benefit the young islanders and the thousands of migrant and refugee children that arrive on Lampedusa’s shores every year.
Click here to find out how you can help!
IBBY Library opens in Gaza
IBBY Gaza Appeal has allowed the library at al-Sikka to be refurbished, enlarged, supplied with books, furniture and equipment.
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IBBY works to improve lives of refugee children
A delegation from Texan and international library and literacy organizations is visiting South Texas on a two-day fact-finding trip to better understand the circumstances surrounding the detainment of unaccompanied children and to meet with child advocates and service providers for refugee and unaccompanied minors.
Read the full press release here.
IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2016 - Nominees
Eleven projects have been nominated by IBBY Sections for the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2016. Read the list of IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award Nominees here.
Next Bookbird Issue 3/2015
See an abstract and the contents of the next Bookbird issue here.
IBBY Latin American/Caribbean Newsletter July 2015
Read all the latest news from the IBBY Latin-American and Caribbean Sections here.
IBBY Foundation grants $10,000 to REFORMA
The IBBY Foundation has granted $10,000 to REFORMA, an organisation that distributes books and backpacks to unaccompanied refugee children being detained in the southwestern US. Download the full press release here and read more about the project here.
IBBY Congress 2016 New Zealand - Website Update
The next IBBY World Congress will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 18-21 August 2016. To view the updated Congress website go to www.ibbycongress2016.org
IBBY Cuba: Congreso Internacional Lectura 2015
Congreso Internacional Lectura 2015: para Leer el XXI
Se ha de conocer las fuerzas del mundo para ponerlas a trabajar
27 -31 October 2015, La Habana, Cuba: congress website here.
IBBY World Congress 2020 in Moscow
The IBBY World Congress 2020 will be held in Moscow, Russia in September 2020 with the theme: The Great Big World through Children's Books: National and Foreign. Read the full press release here.
IBBY European Newsletter April 2015
Read all the latest news from the IBBY European Sections here
Children's Literacy Rights: PRAESA poster
The Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign, led by PRAESA, is launching a special literacy rights poster to assert and affirm children's rights to become inspired and competent readers. PRAESA won the 2014 IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award and the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for its work in South Africa. The poster has been endorsed by UNICEF, IBBY, the South African Book Development Council/National Book Week, The Publishers Association of South Africa, the Little Hands Trust and PEN South Africa.
Download the poster here and the full press release here.
Regional Newsletter: Latin America and Caribbean
Read the first regional newsletter from IBBY Latin America and Caribbean / Boletín Informativo: Lationamérica y el Caribe (PDF 3.9MB) here.
2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury and Nominees
IBBY announces the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury. The 2016 Jury, selected by IBBY's Executive Committee from nominations made by its national sections, comprises the following ten distinguished members from across the globe. Jury President Patricia Aldana (Toronto, Canada) will lead the Jury to select the winners of the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen awards.
More information, including the list of Hans Christian Andersen Award Nominees here
IBBY Asia-Oceania Newsletter February 2015
Read all the news of the region on the IBBY Asia-Oceania Newsletter February 2015 here