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Internet for Trust

As part of its work to develop principles for the operation of digital platforms, UNESCO is convening the Internet for Trust conference on 22-23 February. IFLA will be represented by Dilara Begum (Bangladesh), who will highlight in particular the role of libraries and information literacy skills in achieving the goals of the conference. Read More

  • Events
  • 22 February 2023

The Internet in 2023: Key Issues for Libraries

In the latest of our series of looks ahead on different policy areas, we turn to the internet and wider digital world. Given both our own reliance on technology, as well as its impact on the achievement of wider library goals, evolutions in this space are particularly relevant for our own field to consider. Read More

  • News
  • 27 January 2023

Internet Governance Forum 2022

This year's Internet Governance Forum (IGF) focuses on the topic of Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future. IFLA will be present, working to underline how libraries represent an essential link in the chain between internet access, resilience, and inclusiveness.  Read More

  • Events
  • 04 November 2022

3rd Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network

The Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network is a multistakeholder organization addressing the tension between the cross-border nature of the internet and national jurisdictions. Its Paris-based Secretariat facilitates a global policy process between key stakeholders to enable transnational cooperation and foster policy coherence. Participants in the Policy Network work… Read More

  • Events
  • 02 May 2019

Report on IFLA 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, USA

Several thousand members of the world library community came together in Columbus, Ohio, in mid-August when the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) held its 82nd World Library and Information Congress (WLIC).  Following the theme of Connections, Collaboration, Community, delegates from 137 different countries spent six days… Read More

  • Publications
  • 15 March 2017
  • By: Sally Holterhoff