The Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005 Convention) held their biannual meeting last week. IFLA attended as an observer, underlining the importance of showing culture's contribution to development, and promoting equitable access for all.
Researchers and heads of libraries from Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan joined PAC Centres Russia and Kazakhstan for an online international roundtable discussion.
IFLA’s PAC Centres continue their mission: putting a spotlight on preservation and conservation, bringing professionals together across borders, and enabling trainings and collaboration opportunities – all by digital means.
Cultural and memory institutions across Chile, including multiple libraries, celebrated "Día del Patrimonio Cultural en Casa" (National Cultural Heritage Day at Home) with opportunities to engage with collections online.