Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Dónde
Suecia
Cuándo
2016
Quién
The Swedish Arts Council
Objetivos clave de la medida:

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award is an international award rewarding one or several laureates annually. The prize money is SEK 5 million, making it one of the world’s biggest international prizes for children’s and young adult literature. The size of the prize signals that children and young people’s reading is of the utmost importance. The amount is also intended to inspire those active in this area.  Authors, illustrators, storytellers and as well as reading promotors can be awarded the prize. The award can be made to one or more recipients, irrespective of language or nationality. The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award is administered by The Arts Council. In 2015 the award was made to PRAESA, Project for Alternative Education in South Africa.

Alcance de la medida:
International
Naturaleza de la medida:
financial
Característica principal de la medida:

The main feature of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award award is to strengthen and increase interest in children's and young adult literature

Resultados esperados a través de la implementación de la medida:

To strengthen and increase interest in children's and young adult literature around the world. 
 

Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida:

SEK 5,75 million

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Industria editorial