Africa

Call for Papers: 2022 IFLA WLIC Open Session by News Media Section

The IFLA News Media Section seeks proposals for papers to be presented in person at their Open Session at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2022 in Dublin, Ireland. This session aims to provide insights into different projects dealing with news media and to encourage exchange on how individuals or institutions can use news content in the context of education and research.

  • News
  • 21 March 2022

IFLA Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Division Committee: a vital player in the region for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

On the 25th February 2022, the IFLA Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Division Committee (IFLA SSA RDC) organised a Panel Discussion as a side event in the context of the UN Africa Regional Forum for Sustainable Development to be held in Kigali Rwanda during 3-5 March 2022 on theme: Building forward better: African library partnerships for inclusive information and education towards Agendas 2030 and 2063.

  • News
  • 01 March 2022

IFLA’s Message at the UNESCO-MONDIACULT Africa Regional Consultation: Count Libraries In!

The UNESCO Online Consultation on Cultural Policies for the Africa Region was held on 31 January and 1 February, hosted by the Republic of Senegal. IFLA was represented, making the case for libraries to be involved, from the design to the delivery of cultural policies and strategies.

  • News
  • 02 February 2022

Looking Ahead on Health

The Pandemic has clearly focused minds on health, and how essential it is that we do not take it for granted. The right to health – and with it, the right to health information – have rapidly moved up the political agenda. Find out about the plans of our Health and Biosciences Section (HBS) and Evidence for Global and Disaster Health Special Interest Group (E4GDH), and in particular about the 2022 International Congress of Medical Librarianship.

  • News
  • 12 January 2022