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UNESCO Guidelines for the Governance of Digital Platforms

The final version of UNESCO’s guidelines on how digital platforms – and in particular social media – should work offers helpful affirmation of the importance of access to information, skills, and libraries. It also provides a framework for us to engage in wider debates about information regulation. Read More

  • News
  • 22 December 2023

Internet Governance Forum 2023

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a United Nations multi-stakeholder platform for dialogue between governments, business, civil society and the technical community on public policy issues related to the way the Internet works and is regulated. Read More

  • Events
  • 14 August 2023

UN Secretary-General’s Policy Brief on the Global Digital Compact

The UN Secretary-General has released a Policy Brief offering a first idea of the principles, objectives and recommendations that could feature in the Global Digital Compact. This includes some welcome steps for libraries, but there remain areas needing clarification in order to ensure that it reflects the needs of libraries and their users.  Read More

  • News
  • 19 June 2023