As part of the 2022 MozFest, IFLA hosted an interactive workshop examining what recent library experiences with media literacy learning can tell us about effective ways to tackle misinformation.
The new IFLA Statement on Cybersecurity examines what key cybersecurity concepts and principles mean in the context of library work - and how libraries, governments, library associations and educators can help build a safer digital environment for library users and staff.
The IFLA Asia Oceania Regional Division Committee participated at the 9th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, which was organised by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) and took place in a hybrid mode - physically in Bangkok, Thailand from 28-31 March. The IFLA AO RDC sent a representation committee to physically attend the Forum, while also organised the webinar “Informed societies at the foundation of a better post-COVID world” as one of the Forum’s side events.
IFLA's recent ResiliArt x Mondiacult event added a library perspective to a worldwide discussion on culture's role in tackling global challenges. The outcomes of this event will help inform the agenda of the upcoming UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development, Mondiacult 2022.
In this webinar we will show examples of successful participants at conferences and tell you about scholarships and their impact on your career.
The following statement was agreed by the IFLA Governing Board at its meeting of 8 April 2022
Libraries Engage at the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development8 April 2022
IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Division Committee (IFLA LAC RDC) sent one of its members as a representative to the 5th Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and Caribbean on Sustainable Development, held on 7-9 March online and in San José, Costa Rica. The Forum organised by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), as a hybrid event, and was chaired by Costa Rica.
The Post-Conference Satellite aims to provide an overview of conceptual foundations of community-centered LIS education, reflecting IFLA Global Vision and a paradigm shift to proactive libraries transforming communities.
IFLA WLIC 2022 Satellite Conference - Knowledge management principles and human behavior, 23 July 2022, Dublin, Ireland – Call For Papers/Presentations6 April 2022
Information Literacy Section Call for Proposals: "Engaging library professionals in research and practice about critical pedagogy and social justice in librarianship"4 April 2022
The Governing Board - as the leading body of IFLA has decided to appoint two Board members, Antonia Arahova and Halo Locher, to take care of the operational management tasks of SG within IFLA on an interim basis because of absence of the Secretary General.
Developing informed resilient youths to accelerate action towards achieving the SDGs in the COVID-19 era: a hybrid event by IFLA's SSA RDC31 March 2022
IFLA's Sub-Saharan African Regional Division Committee organised a hybrid side event in the context of its participation at the 4th African Youth Sustainable Development Goals Summit, that took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.