Training and Workshops

Where
United Arab Emirates
When
2020
Who
The UAE Board on Books for Young People
This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
In line with its mission to develop children’s books in the region, the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) organizes regular workshops and events for writers, illustrators and publishers of children’s books in collaboration with relevant institutions and concerned bodies. The UAEBBY also supports those who work to promote reading among children (e.g. librarians) through providing training opportunities, information, and guidance. The UAEBBY offers workshops that have been given by local and international experts, such as: • Workshops for writers, illustrators and publishers • Workshops for librarians and learning resources • Workshops for teachers of the Arabic language • Bibliotherapy Workshops • Tactile Books Workshops • Dyslexia Workshops • Animation Workshop • Silent Book Workshop • Variety of workshops with children.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
Providing training for/on the following: • Writers, illustrators and publishers • Librarians and learning resources • Teachers of the Arabic language • Bibliotherapy Workshops • Tactile Books Workshops • Dyslexia Workshops • Animation Workshop • Silent Book Workshop • Variety of workshops with children
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Design
Publishing
Visual Arts
Transversal Priority(ies)
Youth