Africa

Libraries delivering on open government: IFLA speaks at African Peer Review Mechanism

Drawing on the insights provided in the publication "The Government Information Landscape in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for Improvement", IFLA presented on the role of libraries at the African Peer Review Mechanism's African Governance Seminar, highlighting our contribution to open governance goals. We are grateful to Nerisa Kumar, Information Africa Organization, for attending and providing this report.

  • News
  • 17 December 2022

Engaging meaningfully in WIPO: does it matter for librarians in Sub-Saharan Africa?

This webinar seeks to educate librarians in Sub-Saharan Africa to understand what their roles are relating to copyright and neighboring rights issues and how to engage in and around WIPO organized events. More importantly, engaging meaningfully with in-country stakeholders on copyright, in order to push for rights that matter to libraries in sub-Saharan Africa, should arguably be a key part of library advocacy in general.

  • Events
  • 22 November 2022

IFLA’s Regional Division Committees participate at their first IFLA World Library & Information Congress in 2022

IFLA's Regional Division Committees will participate at their first IFLA World Library & Information Congress (WLIC) 2022 scheduled for Dublin, Ireland. They have prepared exciting Open sessions and are more than ready to share views and ideas on strengthening library advocacy at the regional evidence. Join their Open sessions to get to know what is happening in the world of libraries across all the regions of the world.

  • News
  • 22 July 2022