Arab Today, arab today sharjah ibby fund selects projects for sponsorship
Last Updated : GMT 14:19:06
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

During Bologna Children's Book Fair

Sharjah IBBY Fund selects projects for sponsorship

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Sharjah IBBY Fund selects projects for sponsorship

Sharjah International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY)
Sharjah - Arab Today

The Sharjah International Board on Books for Young People, IBBY, Fund has selected its latest programmes for sponsorship at an advisory committee meeting held during the Bologna Children's Book Fair on March 31st.
The Fund, launched in 2012 by the UAE Board on Books for Young People, UAEBBY, and the International Board on Books for Young People, promotes a love of reading among children affected by war, civil unrest or natural disasters in the region of Central Asia and North Africa, CANA, through projects implemented in those countries. Attendees of the meeting included Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Founder and Patron of the UAEBBY, Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Amri, Presedent of Sharjah Book Fair Authority, Marwa Al Aqroubi, UAEBBY President, Wally de Doncker, IBBY President, Patricia Aldana, President of the IBBY Foundation, Shereen Hasbini, Lebanon IBBY representative, Hasmig Chahinian, France IBBY representative, and Liz Page, IBBY Executive Director.
This year, the fund chose to sponsor the Palestinian section of the IBBY (PBBY) and ASCHIANA (Afghanistan's Children – A New Approach) programmes, so that disadvantaged children in these two countries have access to books, activities and workshops that help to shape them as individuals and prepare them for the future.
The Palestinian project, which aims to help children post-war in the Gaza Strip, will provide training programmes and support for youth suffering from poverty, dangerous living conditions and displacement. It will be run at the Gaza Strip's sole library Al-Sikah, until Al-Ata'a library, destroyed during conflict, is rebuilt. The project plans to reconstruct book collections, support traumatised children through bibliotherapy, and provide socio-psychological support, stress relief and creative book-related activities.
The Afghanistan project is a continuation of the Aschiana/IBBY mobile library programme, which provides a long-term reading plan for children living in refugee camps and orphanages, as well in juvenile rehabilitation and disability centres. This programme, which was originally implemented in Kabul, Herat and Mazar-i-Shari, will be expanded to include Paktya province this year.
The programme targets remote areas of Afghanistan where little attention is paid to education and children's rights are mostly unacknowledged. The project will specifically provide training for library assistants, reading assistants, storytellers and art trainers, and fund a mobile library in each of the aforementioned cities. The libraries will also be provided with new reading material.
On the selection of these programmes, Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi said, "This year's meeting was very successful in selecting programmes that will truly make a difference in Palestine and Afghanistan and bring books to children who have experienced trauma and financial instability in post-crisis environments. These programmes will hold activities and workshops aimed to not only encourage children to read, but to offer them the comfort and joy they may not have received otherwise."
The IBBY Fund has thus far seen the success of numerous projects based in CANA. Last year's selected programmes were Lebanon's ‘Tell me a Story' Project, a long-term reading programme that supports children living in poverty in Beirut, Tunisia's ‘Book Boxes', a project designed to give boxes filled with reading material and audio books for blind, partially sighted, and autistic children, Afghanistan's mobile library programme, and the financial aid of CANA IBBY members who were unable to attend the IBBY World Congress in Mexico.
Source: WAM

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today sharjah ibby fund selects projects for sponsorship Arab Today, arab today sharjah ibby fund selects projects for sponsorship

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today sharjah ibby fund selects projects for sponsorship Arab Today, arab today sharjah ibby fund selects projects for sponsorship

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Designer Aql Faqih aspires to innovation

GMT 18:41 2017 Friday ,20 October

Designer Aql Faqih aspires to innovation
Arab Today, arab today Italy regions back 'big bang' autonomy

GMT 07:10 2017 Monday ,23 October

Italy regions back 'big bang' autonomy
Arab Today, arab today Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts

GMT 17:52 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts
Arab Today, arab today Israel police detain 15 over campaign

GMT 14:19 2017 Monday ,23 October

Israel police detain 15 over campaign
Arab Today, arab today Maltese demand justice for murdered

GMT 06:08 2017 Monday ,23 October

Maltese demand justice for murdered
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today World's deepest lake in peril

GMT 15:54 2017 Friday ,20 October

World's deepest lake in peril
Arab Today, arab today Ex-French minister Dati wants tough action

GMT 10:54 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Ex-French minister Dati wants tough action
Arab Today, arab today Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse'

GMT 16:07 2017 Friday ,20 October

Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse'
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today Tesla to build wholly-owned plant

GMT 07:55 2017 Monday ,23 October

Tesla to build wholly-owned plant
Arab Today, arab today EU raids automaker BMW

GMT 11:06 2017 Saturday ,21 October

EU raids automaker BMW
Arab Today, arab today Rogina happy for reactions to “The Flood”

GMT 09:30 2017 Friday ,20 October

Rogina happy for reactions to “The Flood”
Arab Today, arab today Massacre fears spark race

GMT 19:09 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Massacre fears spark race

GMT 08:15 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Actress Mona Zaki praises husband’s role

GMT 18:15 2017 Monday ,16 October

British actress becomes fifth woman

GMT 16:53 2017 Tuesday ,05 September

Youssra depended on colored foam

GMT 16:00 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Climate-disrupting volcanoes helped topple

GMT 10:46 2017 Saturday ,05 August

Nanis reveals simple ideas for home renovation

GMT 06:07 2017 Sunday ,22 October

15,000 Under Fives Die

GMT 12:54 2017 Saturday ,21 October

Malaysia Airlines picks new CEO

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 20:46 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones

GMT 16:53 2017 Saturday ,02 September

Mai importance of gifts during Eid Al-Adha
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday