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Out Now: October 2022 issue of IFLA Journal

The October 2022 issue of IFLA Journal was developed in collaboration with the IFLA Advisory Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE) to mark the 20th anniversary of the IFLA Statement on Libraries and Intellectual Freedom. Read More

  • News
  • 23 September 2022

Libraries for Human Rights: an Interview with Ellen Tise, Chair, IFLA Advisory Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression

With the December edition of IFLA's newsletter focusing on rights, this month's interview brings together IFLA Secretary General with Ellen Tise, IFLA President 2009-2011, and currently chair of IFLA's Advisory Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression. He asked her about her perspective on how libraries fit in with wider work on human rights.  Read More

  • News
  • 01 December 2021

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