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Information for Development: Libraries and UN Experts Engage in Bangkok

Access to information is often taken for granted, but represents a key condition for achieving innovation and positive change. At a seminar at the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia-Pacific in Bangkok, around 50 libraries explored opportunities for stronger engagement in development initiatives. Read More

  • News
  • 23 November 2022

A Pledge for Climate Empowerment: Count Libraries In!

During the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from 6-18 November 2022, IFLA invites the global library field to call for recognition of libraries as partners in climate education, public awareness, training, public participation, public access to information, and international cooperation - the elements of action for climate empowerment (ACE).  Read More

  • News
  • 03 November 2022

IFLA Announces the Launch of the 2022 IFLA-UNESCO Public Library Manifesto at the United Nations Transforming Education Summit

The Transforming Education Summit has brought diverse stakeholders including policymakers and civil society organisations together at the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York to make commitments towards reimagining and transforming education.  From 16-19 September, delegates from around the world are exploring how to respond to the global crisis… Read More

  • News
  • 17 September 2022

Transforming Education Pre-Summit

UNESCO is hosting the Transforming Education Pre-Summit from 28-30 June. This event will bring stakeholders from across the education sector and beyond together in a series of dialogues which will help set the agenda for the upcoming Transforming Education Summit, to be held in September 2022. Read More

  • Events
  • 27 June 2022