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Libraries and the 2022 International Women’s Day

On this International Women’s Day, we look forward to seeing the new and continued ways libraries offer support for a sustainable future – and we encourage libraries to share best practices and how you’ve implemented services. Read More

  • News
  • 07 March 2022

Libraries for Human Rights: good practices and key trends in Uganda

A joint submission by IFLA and the Uganda Library and Information Association to the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review outlines key developments and ways that libraries work to support the fundamental rights to education, health, and work in Uganda, and how more could be done. Read More

  • News
  • 16 July 2021
  • By: anonymous

Call for newsletter submissions: ‘Connecting with multicultural communities during the COVID-19 pandemic’

In recent months, the COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for libraries around the world in the way that they deliver services. To help share stories of best practice, innovation, and challenging experiences, the IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section will be focusing much of the upcoming issue of its newsletter on the impact of COVID-19 on libraries that work with multicultural communities. Read More

  • News
  • 28 April 2020
  • By: user

Report from the 58th Session of the UN Commission on Social Development

IFLA attended the 58th Session of the United Nations Commission on Social Development in New York on 10-19 February 2020, which focused on homelessness. Genilson Geraldo, Brazil, attended the meeting representing IFLA, highlighting the potential of libraries both to provide a safe place for people… Read More

  • Publications
  • 15 April 2020