IBBY Press Conference, Bologna Book Fair 2015

30 March 2015, Bologna, Italy


Introduction by Wally de Doncker, IBBY President

34th IBBY Congress: Opening and Closing Ceremonies

September 2014, Mexico City, Mexico


Speech by Bruno Newman, President IBBY Mexico A leer 

Speech by Ahmad Redza Ahmad Khairuddin, IBBY President 

Speech by Wally de Doncker, incoming IBBY President

Presentation of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2014

Friday 12 September 2014, Museo del Papalote, Mexico City, Mexico


Laudatio by Ms Kiyoko Matsuoka, Chair of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award Jury 2014.

Speech by Mr Tsuyoshi Tamura, Correspondent for South America, Asahi Shimbun.

Acceptance Speech by Ms Kim Beatty, Children’s Book Bank, Toronto, Canada.

Acceptance Speech by Ms Carole Bloch, Director PRAESA, Cape Town, South Africa.

Presentation of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2014

Wednesday 10 September 2014, Biblioteca de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.


Laudatio given by Jury President María Jesús Gil 

Acceptance speech by Naoko Uehashi 

Acceptance speech by Roger Mello