Speeches at the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Awards Presentation Ceremony, 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.

IBBY Announces the Winners of the 2014 IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award

The Children's Book Bank, Toronto, Canada nominated by IBBY Canada
PRAESA, South Africa nominated by IBBY Sweden

For press release click here

Nominations 2014

The winning projects were announced at the IBBY press conference at the Bologna Children's Book Fair on 24 March 2014.

IBBY Sections nominated the following projects for the 2014 IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award:

1.  IBBY Armenia: International Book Art Festival: Back to Book, Yerevan

2.  IBBY Canada: Children's Book Bank, Toronto.

3.  IBBY France: ATD Quart Monde: Street Libraries, International

3.  IBBY Germany: Room to Read, International

5.  IBBY Greece: The Travelling Library: Knowledge Beyond, Piraeus

6.  IBBY Italy: Le Biblioteche di Antonio, Rome

7.  IBBY Mexico: Palabra en la Montaña, Tepoztlán, Morelos

8.  IBBY Peru: Voice Keeper Children of the Forest, Lamas

9.  IBBY Poland: The All-Poland Tactile Book Library, Lublin

10. IBBY Slovenia: The Reading Badge Crossing Boundaries to all kind of

      Minorities, National

11. IBBY Sweden: PRAESA, South Africa 

12. IBBY USA: Literacy Project, Lake Titicaca, Peru

13. IBBY USA: The Sullivan Literacy Center, Valdosta, GA

14. IBBY Venezuela BBVA Provincial Foundation Papagayo Program, Caracas