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June 2023 IFLA Governing Board meetings

IFLA’s Governing Board (GB) is responsible for the management of the Federation, as set out in IFLA’s Statutes. The GB meets at least three times a year, and is advised by the Professional Council, the Regional Council, and four Advisory Committee. Read More

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  • 17 May 2023

Now available: IFLA Principles for Responding to Conflict

Complimenting the existing Principles of Engagement around disasters (both natural and human-made), the just released IFLA Principles for Responding to Conflict aim to set out a basis for determining how IFLA should react to situations of civil or military conflict, in any part of the world, which impact on libraries. Read More

  • News
  • 08 May 2023

IFLA Governing Board meeting report, 17 April 2023

IFLA’s Governing Board met online on 17 April 2023, with a strong focus on continuing to deliver on the Plan for Securing IFLA’s Future, and to provide direction and guidance to the Federation over the coming months. Read More

  • News
  • 28 April 2023

New member of the IFLA Governing Board

As a result of the vacancy for the Chair of the Management of Library Associations Section (MLAS) who is also a member of the Governing Board, a call for nominations was conducted within the members of the MLAS Standing Committee. Only one nomination was received and therefore the nominated candidate, Loida Garcia-Febo (United States of America), is automatically elected. Read More

  • News
  • 24 April 2023

Change to membership of the IFLA Governing Board 

IFLA has received a statement from the Management of Library Associations Section (MLAS) on removing Halo Locher from the position of MLAS Chair and therefore from the Governing Board. The decision affects the composition of the Governing Board until a new Chair of MLAS is elected who will then become a member of the Governing Board. Read More

  • News
  • 06 April 2023