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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

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

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

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

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

Libraries Upholding Cultural Rights: IFLA Welcomes Special Rapporteur for Cultural Rights Alexandra Xanthaki

IFLA welcomed the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights Alexandra Xanthaki as she addressed the Human Rights Council for the first time during their 49th Session. An IFLA representative sat down with the Special Rapporteur following her address to discuss priorities for the coming years and highlight the ways in which libraries work to uphold cultural rights for their communities.   Read More

  • News
  • 11 March 2022