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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

Knowledge Partners for Sustainable Development: IFLA Joins SDG 17 Event at United Nations

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals place a strong emphasis on partnerships, within and across countries. These, the UN argues, are essential for spreading ideas, reducing inequalities within and across countries and improving the effectiveness of development policies. Libraries are well suited to participate in and support these partnerships, as was made clear in an event held at the UN Library on 16 July. Read More

  • News
  • 18 July 2019
  • By: anonymous