Regional Conferences & Meetings

IBBY National Sections organize Regional Conferences and Meetings to improve communication, networking, professional exchange and strengthen ties of friendship and cooperation between different Sections in the region.

Upcoming dates

IBBY Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Congress 

23–27 October 2023
Havana, Cuba

Congreso Internacional Lectura 2023: Para Leer el XXI
& 11th IBBY-Yamada “We Work for the Children” International Workshop 

Theme: One must know the forces of the world to pout them to work ('Se ha de conocer las fuerzas del mundo para ponerlas a trabajar')

More information / Call for Papers (in Spanish)


Past dates

2nd Ibero-american Seminar on Children’s Literature and Youth

16–17 May 2023


Arab IBBY Regional Meeting

10–11 May 2023 
House of Wisdom, Sharjah, UAE


15th USBBY Regional Conference

25 March 2023
New York, NY

Theme: The World of Language


3rd IBBY Europe Regional Conference

9 March 2023, 9.00 am to 2.00 pm
Bologna Children's Book Fair

Theme: Finding a Safe Home in Books


IBBY Europe