Search results

Libraries, information and integrity

As part of IFLA's engagement at this year's High-Level Political Forum, the Dag Hammarskjold Library at the United Nations kindly hosted an IFLA session discussing the trends which are shaping how far access to information is enabling sustainable development today. Today we share the report of this event. Read More

  • News
  • 21 December 2022

Libraries as Literacy Champions: an Indonesian Case Study

To mark International Literacy Day 2022, we’re taking a look at the work done by libraries in Indonesia in order to help the over 8.5 million people lacking basic literacy skills there to develop the capacities they need to participate fully in the knowledge society. Read More

  • News
  • 07 September 2022

IFLA @ MozFest 2022: Media literacy in focus

As part of the "Misinformation & Disinformation" space, IFLA is hosting a session about media literacy on 9 March, exploring how it can be leveraged as an effective tool to empower users. The session will feature an interactive discussion with invited guest experts. Read More

  • Events
  • 08 March 2022

Health information by right: making the case for ensuring access to reliable information

In the early months of 2020, WHO Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus underlined that in addition to fighting a pandemic, the world also needed to reckon with an 'infodemic'. As argued by the speakers at the WLIC 2021 session on Access to health information as a human right: A global call to action and practical steps, there is an urgent need for action to ensure that every person should have access to  reliable health information and should be protected from misinformation. Read More

  • News
  • 12 January 2022