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From Local Practice to Global Principles: Recording of HLPF Side-Event Available

You can now watch again the side-event organised by the Culture 2030 Goal campaign at the 2022 UN High Level Political Forum, highlighting how cultural actors, institutions and considerations are being integrated into local development strategies, and the lessons this offers for efforts to deliver sustainable development by 2030 and beyond. Read More

  • News
  • 09 July 2022

Informed Societies and Integrity in Public Information: Opportunities for Building Back Better and SDG Success with Libraries

In cooperation with the UN Library in New York, IFLA is organising a workshop in the margins of the High-Level Political Forum on 11 July. Library participants from around the world will exchange with diplomats and UN officials in order to identify key themes and issues around how to ensure informed societies and uphold integrity in support of the SDGs. Read More

  • Events
  • 06 July 2022

World Urban Forum 2022

The 11th World Urban Forum takes place from 26-30 June in Katowice, Poland, under the theme: Transforming our cities for a sustainable urban future. Read More

  • Events
  • 22 June 2022

Innovating and enterprising for libraries in development initiatives: interview with Merve Yavuzdemir

At the heart of the work of IFLA and the library field as a whole around the SDGs is the fact that libraries are partners for development, across the policy agenda. As a result, it makes sense that libraries should also be involved in wider initiatives that look to deliver on development goals, at the national and international levels. We interviewed Merve Yavuzdemir from Turkey, who is running library projects with the United Nations Development Programme, to find out more, and to underline the possibilities for libraries everywhere to be proactive in taking a place at the table! Read More

  • News
  • 01 June 2022