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Earthquake in Türkiye and Syria

On behalf of IFLA, I want to send strength and courage to our colleagues in Türkiye and Syria, in the wake of the terrible destruction and the sufferings of the people created by the recent earthquakes. I feel for the people in these countries who have lost not only their homes and belongings but also many people who were close to them. Read More

  • News
  • 09 February 2023

Marrakesh Monitoring Report: 2023 Update

The Marrakesh Treaty, signed almost 10 years ago, provides an opportunity to lift unnecessary barriers to access to information for people with disabilities, but are governments taking this up? Read More

  • News
  • 08 February 2023

Call for Articles: UNESCO Memory of the World SCEaR Newsletter Special Issue on Press Freedom and Documentary Heritage

UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day (3 May) acts as a reminder of the importance of respecting commitments to freedom of the press. It calls for reflection on how these freedoms were achieved, evaluation of the current state of press freedom around the world, and remembrance of those journalists who have lost their lives in pursuit of providing access to information. Read More

  • News
  • 07 February 2023

Academic & Research Libraries Section Nominations

The IFLA Academic and Research Libraries (ARL) Section has a number of vacancies. If you are interested in becoming a member of the ARL Standing Committee and collaborating with colleagues from around the world on our many exciting initiatives, we invite you to contact our Chair or Secretary, so we can assist in connecting you with a member or affiliate to nominate you. Read More

  • News
  • 07 February 2023

Sustainable Development Goals and Library Associations: North America

IFLA’s Management of Library Associations Section (MLAS) in collaboration with the New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG), the Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Section (ENSULIB), and the IFLA Regional Divisions is proud to present “Sustainable Development Goals and Library Associations: North American Regional Division.” This first event is part of a webinar series and follows the IFLA Strategic Direction 1.1 Show the power of libraries in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Read More

  • Events
  • 06 February 2023