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New RELINDIAL publication: Libraries at the Heart of Dialogue of Cultures and Religions: History, Present, Future

This book is the publication of the proceedings of the Relindial satellite meeting of Paris (2014)

26 May 2016 | RELINDIAL

Out Now: June 2016 issue of IFLA Journal

IFLA Journal View the complete issue online

26 May 2016 | General IFLA news

The program of the IFLA WLIC 2016 Relindial session is available

The program of the SIG Relindial session (n. 155) "Connections. Collaboration. Community" during IFLA Congress is available

25 May 2016 | RELINDIAL

Mapping open government initiatives that are helping contribute to the SDGs in Asia Pacific

Are you promoting open government initiatives in a country of Asia-Pacific to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs? What are the transformative steps you are taking to promote more open and inclusive societies?

25 May 2016 | Asia and Oceania | Asia and Oceania, Democracy, SDGs

Invitation to attend IFLA 2016 Satellite meeting: Dublin Core at 21, OCLC, Dublin, Ohio, US

Dublin Core at 21 celebrates DC's amazing 21 year history and anticipates its future.

24 May 2016 | Information Technology

Keeping up the Pressure in Geneva – A Report from WIPO

Libraries and archives made a strong showing in the 32nd session of the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), which met earlier this month in Geneva. On the agenda were the legal exceptions and limitations to copyright that allow libraries and archives to do their jobs, and how to make sure these work globally.

24 May 2016 | CLM | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Advocacy, Copyright, WIPO

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 | ALP and LAC and BSLA | ALP (Action for Development through Libraries Programme), Advocacy, International cooperation, Meetings, Networking, Panama, BSLA, IFLA LAC, IFLA MLAS

ALIA National Conference 2016

Registrations are now open for the conference.

20 May 2016 | Asia and Oceania | Asia and Oceania, Conferences, Australia, Library associations

IFLA-FAIFE statement on the continuing detention of the Director of the Library of Ukrainian Literature

IFLA believes that libraries and librarians have a key role in supporting human rights, including freedom of access to information and freedom of expression, and an attack on libraries or librarians is an attack on democracy and culture.

20 May 2016 | FAIFE | FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression), Freedom of expression, Ukraine, Freedom of access to information