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Friday, May 02, 2008

Winner of CILIP's Anthony Thompson Award 2008

The winner is Raj Kumar Gandharba, recently promoted as Executive Director of the non-government organisation the Jana Utthan Pratishan in Nepal. Raj's work includes management of Community Learning Centres with special importance given to the underprivileged Dalit peoples. The Award was created by Anthony Thompson, first full-time Secretary General of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) from 1962 to 1979, when on his death he bequeathed money to bring young librarians to the UK to study UK library and information work

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