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Engaging with local government associations: a success story from Spain

21 November 2022

    For much of the library field, the key target for advocacy efforts is local government. This is where essential decisions around funding and other resources are made. Yet we can also gain from working with local government associations. To find out about one successful example, we interviewed Francesc Xavier González Cuadra (President) and Alicia Sellés Carot (Past-President), FESABID, the Federation of Spanish Archive, Library, Documentation and Museum Associations. 

    Connect libraries to connect societies: IFLA submission to WSIS reporting process

    10 November 2022

      The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), back in 2005, underlined the imp0rtance of connecting all public libraries to the internet as part of wider efforts to ensure that the internet works for everyone. In our latest submission to the WSIS reporting process, we highlight great examples of how libraries are making this happen, and the need to reaffirm and reinforce the role of libraries in inclusive connectivity.

      IFLA WLIC 2023: Registration now open!

      9 November 2022

        We’re excited to announce that Early Bird registration for the 88th edition of the World Library and Information Congress (21-25 August 2023) is now open! Early Bird rates will end on 16 May 2023.

        From: HQ

        A Pledge for Climate Empowerment: Count Libraries In!

        3 November 2022

          During the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from 6-18 November 2022, IFLA invites the global library field to call for recognition of libraries as partners in climate education, public awareness, training, public participation, public access to information, and international cooperation - the elements of action for climate empowerment (ACE).