Regional Meetings

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

Regional Meetings 2017

IBBY Europe Regional Conference

6 April 2017, Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy

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5th Latin American and Caribbean Regional Conference

Encuentro de IBBY y del Caribe

Voces de latinamérica en los libros para bebés, niños y jóvnenes

25-27 April 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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3rd Asia and Oceania Regional IBBY Congress

Read=Life: Children's Books in the Digital Age

9-12 May 2017, Bangkok, Thailand

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4th African Regional IBBY Conference

Rethinking Contemporary Literature for Children and Young Adults in Africa

22-24 August 2017, Kampala, Uganda

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12th USBBY Regional Conference

Radical Change Beyond Borders. The Transforming Power of Children's Literature in a Digital Age

20-22 October 2017, Seattle, USA

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Congreso Internacional Lectura 2018 para Leer el XXI

In commemoration of the 165th anniversary of the birth of José Martí

27 -31 March 2018, Havana, Cuba

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