IBBY World Congress 2020

IBBY World Congress 2020 to be held in Moscow, Russia

At its meeting on 29 March 2015 in Bologna, Italy the IBBY Executive Committee selected Russia as the host country for its 2020 World Congress.

The 2020 Congress will be held in Moscow in September 2020 with the theme: The Great Big World through Children’s Books: National and Foreign.

The Congress will be organized in cooperation with IBBY Russia, the Russian State Children’s Library and the Russian Cultural Foundation Literary Project named after Sergei Milhalkov.

Three submissions to host the 2020 World Congress were submitted by the IBBY National Sections: IBBY Malaysia, IBBY Russia and IBBY Uganda.

The next IBBY World Congresses will be held in Auckland, New Zealand in 2016 and Istanbul, Turkey in 2018