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Transforming Education Pre-Summit

UNESCO is hosting the Transforming Education Pre-Summit from 28-30 June. This event will bring stakeholders from across the education sector and beyond together in a series of dialogues which will help set the agenda for the upcoming Transforming Education Summit, to be held in September 2022. Read More

  • Events
  • 27 June 2022

Partnering with Libraries to Transform Education: Looking ahead to the Transforming Education Pre-Summit

In recognition of the need to reimagine education systems that overcome the barriers of today and meet the challenges of tomorrow, the United Nations will convene the Transforming Education Summit in September 2022. This Summit will bring stakeholders from around the world together to mobilise action and search for innovative solutions for transforming education before 2030. Read More

  • News
  • 15 June 2022

UNESCO and IFLA: Celebrating 75 Years of Partnership

On 20-22 May 1947, IFLA’s first council meeting following the end of the Second World War was held in Oslo, Norway. It was here that IFLA signed an agreement to cooperate with the newly formed United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Read More

  • News
  • 19 May 2022

UNESCO World Book Capital City 2024: Call for applications open

UNESCO has published the call for cities interested in holding the title of World Book Capital 2024. The successful candidate will have a great opportunity to develop and showcase initiatives that promote reading and books, benefitting their own citizens, and offering inspiration to others elsewhere. Read More

  • News
  • 10 February 2022

Coming Soon: ResiliArt x Mondiacult – Libraries enabling inclusive and meaningful access to culture

In September 2022, UNESCO will convene the World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development – Mondiacult 2022, hosted in Mexico City. IFLA will help bring the voices of the library and information profession to these discussions is through an upcoming virtual event: ResiliArt x Mondiacult – Libraries enabling inclusive and meaningful access to culture. Read More

  • News
  • 27 January 2022