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Representatives of the two winning organizations received the awards in person from the European Bureau Chief of the Asahi Shimbun, Mr Hirohito Ohno.

President of the 2008 Jury, Elda Nogueira gave the laudacio for the two winners.

Hirohito Ohno presenting Agnes Gyr representing Editions Bakame, Rwanda (left), and to Chanthasone Inthavong representing Action with Lao Children, Laos (photos by Hasse Ferrold, Denmark)

Nominations 2008

Projects nominated by the IBBY Section of