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Libraries delivering on open government: IFLA speaks at African Peer Review Mechanism

Drawing on the insights provided in the publication "The Government Information Landscape in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for Improvement", IFLA presented on the role of libraries at the African Peer Review Mechanism's African Governance Seminar, highlighting our contribution to open governance goals. We are grateful to Nerisa Kumar, Information Africa Organization, for attending and providing this report. Read More

  • News
  • 17 December 2022

IFLA ENSULIB Webinar Series — Neighborhood Science: Working Locally to Confront Global Challenges

Join this fast-paced webinar to learn how libraries are working at the forefront of citizen science; the connection between NASA climate change science, citizen science observations, and mosquito-borne disease; how the international GLOBE Mission Mosquito citizen science campaign is providing a common language and approach for meeting the global challenge to ensure good health for all from mosquito-borne diseases; and examples of resources and partnerships that public, academic, and research libraries can leverage. Read More

  • Events
  • 10 October 2022

IFLA Statement on Libraries and Open and Good Governance

Relating to Sustainable Development Goal 16 – peace, justice and strong institutions – IFLA’s new Statement on Libraries and Open and Good Governance provides recommendations for government and others on how to make the most of library and information services to improve policy-making and implementation. The statement… Read More

  • Publications
  • 05 January 2021