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Would you like to get involved with the Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section (C&YA)? Here’s how: Explore our projects page – contact the project organiser or Section ChairProvide a translation for one of our resources – contact our Information Coordinator Learn how to become a Standing… Read More

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  • 31 December 2022

Role of libraries in advancing effective, inclusive early years education recognised

IFLA was present at the World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education, held on 14-16 November 2022 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. With around 1500 delegates, it provided an opportunity for ministers, officials and experts to share updates and ideas. Thanks to engagement by IFLA's representative, Marianne Martens, Chair of the Section on Library Services to Children and Young Adults, libraries were recognised in the resulting Tashkent Declaration for their role in supporting early years care.  Read More

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  • 13 December 2022

World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education

The World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education (WCECCE) brings together ministers, officials and stakeholders engaged in setting policy around the education and care of children from 0 to 8. IFLA is represented at the conference by chair of the Children and Young Adults Section, Marianne Martens. Read More

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  • 15 November 2022

Delivering on children’s fundamental rights during the pandemic: library perspectives and experiences

In the first weeks of 2022, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights gathered inputs and contributions for an upcoming study on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people’s fundamental rights. An input prepared by the IFLA Section on Library Services for Children and Young Adults and HQ draws on library experiences to highlight some key challenges and measures taken to deliver on the rights of  young users. Read More

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  • 02 June 2022