The Rijksmuseum Research Library and the IFLA Art Libraries Section will organize a satellite conference from 17 - 19 August at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands around the theme Big Ideas, Challenging Questions. The goal is to discuss the future of art and visual information, and to talk about the challenges and opportunities of the art library in relation to digital scholarly and/or artistic practices.
IFLA participted actively in last week's European Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, drawing on the rich experience of Polish libraries in particular in both supporting the response to crises, and in promoting inclusive development.
The IFLA side-event at the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for Europe brought together speakers from very different areas of the field, but a shared message: access to information is essential in responding to crises, and can be best achieved by systemic approaches to supporting libraries.
IFLA is organising a side-event at the European Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, focused on how information and evidence - and meaningful access to it - makes a difference for development, from the intergovernmental to the individual levels. 10:00-11:30am Geneva time, 28 March.
Attending the 87th World Library and Information Congress in Dublin? Take the opportunity to check in with the Knowledge Rights 21 team and find out more about how you can get involved and contribute to its goals, especially on Thursday 28 July, 13:15, in Liffey Hall 2.
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.
The Knowledge 21 Programme, of which IFLA is a a partner organisation, has launched a call for bids for funding to carry out work to promote copyright reform in Europe. Deadline: 30 September.
The Knowledge Rights 21 Programme, of which IFLA is a partner, has launched a call for individuals or organisations who can support advocacy at the national level around copyright law and policy reform in Europe.
To offer insights into how to get involved in Internet Governance matters in Europe, IFLA’s European Regional Division Committee and EuroDIG (European Dialogue on Internet Governance) organised a webinar and its recording is now available to watch.