Delivering regionally, delivering for citizens: Building the effectiveness of Access to Information initiatives

Join our Spanish-language panel on how to increase the impact of access to information initiatives in Latin America, notably through libraries, as part of the International Day for the Universal Access to Information, to be held at 17:00 UTC on Tuesday 28 September. 

  • Events
  • 27 September 2021

IFLA President’s Meeting 2019: New Perspectives, New Possibilities and a Call to Action for Libraries as Motors of Change

With the agreement of the United Nations 2030 Agenda in 2015, the world’s governments underlined the importance of access to information as a driver of development. The 2019 IFLA President’s Meeting, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 23 May, explored how libraries, as guarantors of this access, can be motors of change, and saw a call to action to all participating, in person and online.

  • News
  • 31 May 2019
  • By: anonymous

Ministers of Culture and Representatives from Latin America and the Caribbean Commit to Libraries as Motors of Change

On 22 May, Ministers of culture and their representatives from 12 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean affirmed their commitment to the UN 2030 Agenda, and to the power of libraries and access to information to achieve it, by signing the Buenos Aires Declaration.

  • News
  • 22 May 2019
  • By: anonymous

Internet for People: IFLA signs onto joint letter to G20 Presidency

IFLA has added its name to a letter to Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina and host of the G20 – a gathering of the governments of the world’s biggest economies. The letter sets out a number of areas where policy-makers should act to ensure the Internet works, first and foremost, for its users.

  • News
  • 17 June 2018
  • By: anonymous