In this webinar you will learn more about infodemic as a concept and how we went from fake news to infodemic in the last five years; about training initiatives at the World Health Organization (WHO) and the ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT in Jakarta, Indonesia. You will also hear the clarion call on the role of the librarian in advocacy and the skills needed to fight infodemic and infobesity.
The Global Alliance for Literacy (GAL) is an initiative of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), focused on supporting efforts to tackle low literacy. Its annual meeting is an opportunity to catch up on progress towards its goals, and of course to highlight the role of libraries in doing this.
This year’s International Literacy Day (ILD) has as a theme ‘Transforming Literacy Spaces’, with the aim of promoting a more holistic way of thinking about where and how people develop literacy skills.
IFLA has prepared analysis of the set of Voluntary National Reviews of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals being presented at this year's UN High-Level Political Forum. It has been another year of above-average numbers of references to libraries, linked to a wider range of SDGs than ever before.