The Challenge of the Climate Crisis – Transcript of the Keynote Speech from Irish former President Mary Robinson

During the Opening Ceremony of the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2022, Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland, Chair of The Elders and Adjunct Professor of Climate Justice, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, delivered a stirring keynote address on the Challenge of the Climate Crisis.

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  • 19 August 2022

WLIC 2022 Dublin is almost upon us!

With registration opening in March, we already have more than 1000 registrants for WLIC 2022 Dublin. This year’s WLIC is rich with diverse sessions on a wide range of topics, from copyright to awards, to trends in the profession and standards, with workshops on a myriad of skill-building topics.

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  • 21 April 2022

Different Paths, Same Principles – Discussing Library Codes of Ethics

The work of libraries in providing access to knowledge is not a simple one. As well as much discussed constraints linked to levels of funding, staffing and copyright laws, librarians and library workers must also solve questions where fundamental rights and principles come into play. At recent events, FAIFE Chair Martyn Wade has shared IFLA's work on ethics and freedom of expression.

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  • 23 December 2016
  • By: anonymous