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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

Heritage Istanbul Fair and Conference

IFLA President Barbara Lison and Ertuğrul Çimen, member of IFLA's Europe Regional Division Committee will speak at the Heritage Istanbul Fair and Conference, the most prominent event in Turkey around issues like conservation, restoration, archaeology, museum, technology fair. The discussion will be moderated by Tuba Akbayturk Canak.  Read More

  • Events
  • 05 May 2022

IFLA engages at the UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

IFLA participated actively in the Regional Forum for Sustainable Development for Europe, which included a strong emphasis on promoting resilience and ensuring a strong and inclusive future. Maia Simonishvili, member of the Europe Regional Division Committee, participated, using the opportunity to place libraries on the agenda, gather insights, and build connections. Read More

  • News
  • 20 April 2022

Libraries Engage at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development

The IFLA Asia Oceania Regional Division Committee participated at the 9th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, which was organised by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) and took place in a hybrid mode - physically in Bangkok, Thailand from 28-31 March. The IFLA AO RDC sent a representation committee to physically attend the Forum, while also organised the webinar “Informed societies at the foundation of a better post-COVID world” as one of the Forum’s side events. Read More

  • News
  • 12 April 2022

Libraries Engage at the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development

IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Division Committee (IFLA LAC RDC) sent one of its members as a representative to the 5th Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and Caribbean on Sustainable Development, held on 7-9 March online and in San José, Costa Rica. The Forum organised by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), as a hybrid event, and was chaired by Costa Rica. Read More

  • News
  • 08 April 2022