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IFLA Secretary-General Welcomes Naming of Michelle Bachelet as Human Rights Commissioner

Defending, promoting and respecting human rights is fundamental for libraries. IFLA strongly supports the work of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to identify and criticise abuses at the highest level. The naming of Michelle Bachelet to the role of High Commissioner offers hope that the pressure for improvement will grow stronger in years to come. Read More

  • News
  • 22 August 2018
  • By: anonymous

Joint IFLA/IPA statement on Freedom of Expression on the Internet (2003)

  français | Slovenčina The International Publishers’ Association (IPA) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) state that access to, and expression on, the Internet and all of its resources should be consistent with the United Nations Universal Declaration of… Read More

  • Publications
  • 02 March 2010

The IFLA/FAIFE PhD Project

To what extent can libraries ensure free, equal and unhampered access to Internet-accessible information resources from a global perspective? Between November 2001 and November 2004, IFLA/FAIFE, along with The Royal School of Library and Information Science in Denmark co-sponsored Dr. Stuart Hamilton’s PhD project examining freedom of… Read More

  • Publications
  • 30 March 2009
  • By: Stuart Hamilton

The IFLA Position on Public Lending Right (2016)

Introduction The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) representing the interests of libraries and information services as well as the users of such services throughout the world. Libraries accessible to the public, together with other not for profit cultural, scientific… Read More

  • Publications
  • 30 March 2009