The IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award was established in 1986 during the IBBY Congress in Tokyo. The Asahi Shimbun newspaper company sponsors the Award. It is given biennially to two groups or institutions whose outstanding activities are judged to be making a lasting contribution to reading promotion programmes for children and young people.
The nominations are submitted by the National Sections of IBBY and may include projects from any part of the world. The jury consists of members of the IBBY Executive Committee. The prize of US$ 10,000 and a diploma is presented to the winners at the biennial IBBY Congress.
Single copies of a special catalogue presenting all the winners from 1988 to 2002 are available from the Secretariat; the price for bulk orders is available upon request. Click here, to view the catalogue.
Winners of the 2012 IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award
Click here for the press release announcing the winners of the 2012 Awards.
IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 1988-2012
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