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IFLA Newsletter, May 2023: The cultural diversity issue

Welcome to the May 2023 issue of the IFLA Newsletter, focused on cultural diversity. 21 May is the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, making a clear link between the richness and variety of our cultures, and the success of our societies as a whole.   Read More

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  • 17 May 2023

Libraries partnering for the SDGs

Libraries already do a lot for development on their own. But they can do even more as part of partnerships with a wide variety of actors, making unique contributions. This article focuses on examples taken from the IFLA Library Map of the World. Read More

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  • 16 February 2023

Why the right of access to information matters for development

IFLA has made a submission to a call by the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression for evidence around the link between this freedom and sustainable development. This highlights the importance of freedom of access to information, and the role of libraries in making this meaningful and universal.  Read More

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  • 09 February 2023

IFLA Green Library Award 2023: Call for Submissions

Any type of Green Library or library with an outstanding Green Library Project may apply for the IFLA Green Library Award. Libraries with a small budget but a great impact are explicitly invited to participate in the competition! Read More

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  • 19 December 2022