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PBBY has been active on the international level. PBBY attended all IBBY Congresses since 2004 the first was in 2002 as Individual Member. some documentation to follow later.

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Speech of Elected IBBY President in Closing Ceremony (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Friday 5 December 2014 by admin
Closing Ceremony Museo Franz Meyer, Mexico City, Mexico in IBBY 34th Congress Wally de Doncker new elected IBBY President 2014 Dear friends, First and foremost, I would like to say that I have really enjoyed this wonderful congress in this beautiful city. During an IBBY-congress, one meets (...)


Children in Crisis Situations: Palestinians under Occupation (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Thursday 6 November 2014 by admin
PBBY Presentation in IBBY 34th Congress in Mexico In a workshop dealing with the subject of children in difficult situation , and their right to equal rights. The workshop was moderated by Akoss Ofori-Mensah EC IBBY member. The speakers were Hossein Sheykh Rezaee, Timotea Vrablova, Nina (...)


The Israeli Aggression on Gaza - a slide show (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Friday 31 October 2014 by admin
Palestine in the 34th BBY Congress PBBY Participated in IBBY Congress- Mexico City, September 2014 Jehan Helou gave a PowerPoint presentation ( 12 September) entitled Children in Crisis Situations: Palestinians Under Occupation Her presentation* was submitted to the organizers of the (...)


IBBY Palestine in Mexico Congress (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Wednesday 1 October 2014 by admin
IBBY Palestine participated in the successful IBBY 34th Congress in Mexico. We were represented by PBBY President Jehan Helou and Executive Secretary Afaf Abu Nahleh Harb. The theme of the Congress was Reading as an Inclusive Experience - All Means All. Around 70 IBBY sections were (...)


Elected to IBBY’s EC (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
IBBY’s 31st Congress, convened in Copenhagen in 2008. The Congress Theme was Stories in History-History in Stories Four PBBY members attended the Congress Dr. Kanaana and Arham Damen chairwoman of Tamer Institute Safa Abu Asab from diakonia and Jehan Helou who was elected to the EC Committee (...)


A Land Fueled by People and Stones (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
This moving piece by writer Dima Sehwail written during the 2008-9 war on Gaza it was published in IBBY 33rd Congress book and of the few items read in one of the plenary sessions A land fueled by people and stones Faces of people in my country Their fingers Legs Hands And tongues will (...)


Tribute to Britt Saksson (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
This is a Palestinian tribute to a wonderful friend and member of the Swedish IBBY.


Under the Spell of the Moon (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
In honour of IBBY, and to support its future work, many of the world’s greatest illustrators for children – both famous and relatively unknown – have donated a work of art based on a text of their choice drawn from their childhood and culture. The result is a book that celebrates art created for (...)


IBBY Ireland Conference (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
In December 2003, the president of IBBY Palestine and the General Director of Tamer Institute Jehan Helou was invited to Ireland to take part in IBBY Ireland conference: Fighting for Writing …Children’s Books in Areas of Conflict. The aim of the conference was to give International and local (...)


Book Fair Nami Island (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
PBBY was invited by Nami Island Team to Nambook-007 International book fair in May of that year. Jehan Helou and Olivia Qandah participated, and they carried Palestinian children which were nicely exhibited at the book exhibition. as seen in the PP. The book fair was accompanied by a seminar (...)


Peace Story, Nami Island (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
International meeting at the launching of the 22 stories of Peace Story in Nami Island in South Korea PBBY at NABOOK-010 PBBY was honored to be part of the creative NABOOK-010 the Peace Festival/ Peace Story. PBBY President Jehan Helou was member of the International Planning Committee which (...)


USBBY NL on Palestine (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
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IBBY 32nd Congress (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
Theme: the Strength of Minorities Santiago de Compostela Spain in 2010 Jehan Helou and Renad Qubbaj General Director of Tamer Institute participated from IBBY Palestine, Dr. Sharif Kanaana, who was supposed to present a paper on “Writing Stories for Refugees” apologized for personal (...)


Nami Island Creative Meeting (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
Children’s writers, illustrators talk on peace Nami Island Two hundred years ago, Hans Christian Anderson was born in the town of Odense, Denmark. From “The Snow Queen,” “The Little Match Girl” to “The Little Mermaid” and “The Ugly Duckling,” his legacy of children’s literature is timeless (...)


Oakland: A Child’s View from Gaza (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
The exhibit had writings form PBBY libraries in Gaza Oct 2011 After attending the successful USBBY Regional Conference in Fresno California, the prominent writer Beverley Naidoo and Jehan Helou (IBBY-Palestine) visited the exhibition of "A Child’s View from Gaza" in Oakland which is organized (...)


ICBD 2012 (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
IBBY poster of International Children Book Day (ICBD) prepared by IBBY Mexico. ICBD 2012 ICBD 2012


Bologna Book Fair (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
As an Executive Committee member Jehan Helou traveled every year to bologna book Fair to attend IBBY EC meeting (two meetings per year) from 2009-2012 In 2013 she travelled to Bologna book fair for IBBY / Sharjah Fund Consultative Committee meeting During IBBY Press conference Bologna 2013 (...)


IBBY 33 Congress (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
Crossing Boundaries: Translations and Migrations London 2012 PBBY Participation IBBY International 33rd Congress Crossing Boundaries: Translations and Migrations, was held in London, from 23rd to 26th August 2012. Delegates from more than 70 countries including: Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine (...)


Adaptation & Migration of Folk & Fairy Tales (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin
Moderator: Jehan Helou Session 34 IBBY 33rd Congress Jim Cipielewski (Associate Dean, School of Education and Human Services, Oakland University, U.S.A.) Cinderella: Exploring a Tale’s Migration to the American South While there are numerous Cinderella variants, many are closely linked while (...)


Honour List (Regional & Int’l Activities)

Monday 10 February 2014 by admin


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