Europe

Celebrating and supporting innovation and impact: Interview on the Europe Challenge

The European Cultural Foundation has just launched an open call for the Europe Challenge 2022, after finishing the pilot edition with a small group of libraries, who went through a year-long programme and helped to co-design the scheme, along with the partners Demsoc, Public Libraries 2030 and OBA (Amsterdam Public libraries).   We interviewed the Europe Challenge team, Nicola Mullenger and Olga Alexeeva. If you're interested to know more about how you can join and be part of a Europe-wide citizen-led change, working with your communities, read on: Deadline to apply 27 May 2022.

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  • 13 May 2022

Heritage Istanbul Fair and Conference

IFLA President Barbara Lison and Ertuğrul Çimen, member of IFLA's Europe Regional Division Committee will speak at the Heritage Istanbul Fair and Conference, the most prominent event in Turkey around issues like conservation, restoration, archaeology, museum, technology fair. The discussion will be moderated by Tuba Akbayturk Canak. 

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  • 05 May 2022

IFLA engages at the UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

IFLA participated actively in the Regional Forum for Sustainable Development for Europe, which included a strong emphasis on promoting resilience and ensuring a strong and inclusive future. Maia Simonishvili, member of the Europe Regional Division Committee, participated, using the opportunity to place libraries on the agenda, gather insights, and build connections.

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  • 20 April 2022

Knowledge Rights 21 Webinar: The empty library – the urgency of solutions to unsustainable eBook markets

The freedom for libraries to acquire books and develop a collection. A relic of a pre-digital age? Or an ongoing issue in dire need of action? Who and what determines what libraries, both public and academic, can offer: user needs vs publishers’ policies? And how can we protect the rights of access to education, knowledge, and cultural participation? Join KR21 for our first webinar and hear what experts have to say on these topics.

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  • 20 April 2022