Latin America and the Caribbean Section

Division: Regions

The general objective of the Section is to encourage activities related to access to information and knowledge. The Section gives priority to promotion of literacy, promotion of reading, and application of new technologies, as well as to the services of libraries and information centres in the region. The Section maintains close relationships of mutual support and exchange with all the professional groups of IFLA, acting as intermediaries for those groups when they develop activities and projects for the region, and especially with the ALP Strategic Programme.

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Last update: 6 March 2016

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April workshop, seminar and midterm meetings in Panama culminate in a Letter of Intent from LAC library associations

30 Library Associations met in Panama from 17-23 April 2016 to develop strategies for advocacy at the national level, to advance regional projects, and to network with associations from around the world.

20 May 2016

Special week in Panama, April 18 to 22, 2016

IFLA LAC Standing Committe, MLAS Standing Commitee and IFLA BSLA Program are pleasure to invite you to participate in our special week in Panama (from April 18th to 22th, 2016) with two events.

4 February 2016

Successful new professional development series for Latin America and the Caribbean

More than 1,700 librarians and information professionals participated of a new series of free webinars presented in November 2014

6 January 2015