After spending 5 years at the presidency of the European Book Prizes Sponsorship Committee, Jacques Delors, in agreement with the Council, remaining Honorary President and member of the Sponsorship Committee, is entrusting this year Pascal Lamy with the presidency.
The 6th European Book Prize will be given on Wednesday, December 5th 2012 in Brussels, at the European Parliament, presided by Martin Schulz.
The jury, made up by journalists, correspondents in Brussels for great European media (El Pais, la Repubblica, Libération , Le Soir, Le Monde, Gazeta Wyborcza, France Inter ) will be presided this year by Greek film-maker Costa-Gavras. This jury will award a novel and an essay expressing a volition of Europe.
Each laureate will receive 10 000 euros.