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Interbiblio

In 2010, Interbiblio (at that time Verein Bücher ohne Grenzen Schweiz VBOGS) was awarded the prestigious Zurlauben-Preis für Sprach- und Buchkultur (Prize for Language and Book Culture) by the Landis & Gyr Foundation in Zug. The prize is worth CHF 100,000. The prize money was used for the development and implementation of the project «Schriften der Welt – Ecritures du monde – Scritture del mondo» (Scripts of the World).


Laudatio by Prof. Dr. Gianni D'Amato


Acceptance speech by Helene Schär, President of Interbiblio


In January 1994 Interbiblio (then VBOGS) received the «World Decade of Cultural Development» Award given by UNESCO.


Member libraries

Renens: GLOBLIVRES

2010: «Milieu du Monde» prize awarded by the cantonal consultative immigration chamber

2004: «Mérite de l'intégration» prize awarded by the municipality of Renens

2003: «Prix de l'éveil de la Fondation vaudoise» for the promotion of artistic creation

1999: «Mérite culturel et d'encouragement de la commune de Renens» / Merit award of the cultural promotion of the municipality of Renens


Basel: JUKIBU

2012: «Prix schappo» for voluntary commitment in everyday life, awarded by the Canton of Basel-Stadt

2009: Basel Prize for Integration, awarded by the Ev.-Ref. and Roman Catholic churches of Basel, Novartis and the Christoph Merian Foundation

1997: Encouragement Award from the Jäggi bookshop


Zürich: Kanzbi

2004: «Ritter der Kommunikation», awarded by the Federal Office for Communication, for the digital integration in District 4 of the City of Zurich

 

 

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