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From local perspectives to global principles: Culture2030Goal side-event at HLPF 2022

It is often at the local level that there's the strongest understanding of the potential of culture - and libraries - in delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals. Join the Culture2030Goal side event at the 2022 United Nations High-Level Political Forum to discuss the lessons that local experience could provide for global discussions. 7 July 2022, at 11:30-13:00 UTC. Read More

  • Events
  • 05 July 2022

Setting a course on culture: Respond to the Culture 2030 Goal survey!

As a founding member of the Culture 2030 Goal campaign, IFLA encourages the global library field to engage with a new survey looking to make a first key step towards defining what an explicit goal for culture in the post-2030 development framework could look like. You have until 21 June to respond. Read More

  • News
  • 31 May 2022

UNESCO and IFLA: Celebrating 75 Years of Partnership

On 20-22 May 1947, IFLA’s first council meeting following the end of the Second World War was held in Oslo, Norway. It was here that IFLA signed an agreement to cooperate with the newly formed United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Read More

  • News
  • 19 May 2022

Culture2030Goal campaign launches statement ahead of MONDIACULT 2022

In September, ministers and other key cultural policy decision-makers will meet in Mexico City for MONDIACULT 2022 to discuss how they can better promote sustainable development. The Culture 2030  Goal campaign, of which IFLA is a member, has released a statement in preparation for this. Read More

  • News
  • 29 April 2022

Coming Soon: ResiliArt x Mondiacult – Libraries enabling inclusive and meaningful access to culture

In September 2022, UNESCO will convene the World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development – Mondiacult 2022, hosted in Mexico City. IFLA will help bring the voices of the library and information profession to these discussions is through an upcoming virtual event: ResiliArt x Mondiacult – Libraries enabling inclusive and meaningful access to culture. Read More

  • News
  • 27 January 2022