Role of Librarians in fighting misinformation: A Librarian’s experience on Wikipedia

A key goal of IFLA's engagement with international organisations, not least the United Nations, is to create opportnities for our members to form partnerships that bring benefits to them and their communities. We're therefore happy to share this interview with Raymond Chepkwony of the Kenya National Library Service, who tells as about his experience of working with the UN country team in Kenya. 

  • News
  • 22 February 2024

A platform for finding solutions: IFLA workshop on strong and sustainable library fields in Sub-Saharan Africa

On 16-19 October, over 50 librarians from 32 Sub-Saharan African countries met in Nairobi, Kenya, to learn, share, and accelerate progress towards IFLA’s goal of strong and sustainable library fields at all levels. The meetings were made possible thanks to a grant from Stichting IFLA Global Libraries.

  • News
  • 20 October 2023

Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Workshop 2023: Towards a Strong and Sustainable Regional Library Field

As part of our regional workshop on a strong and sustainable library field in Sub-Saharan Africa, we are holding a short conference focused on how libraries can contribute to the work and objectives of the United Nations in the region.

  • Events
  • 18 October 2023

At the heart of the response to crises: IFLA side-event at African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

Information is a key condition for development, in particular the face of crises. As an IFLA side-event at the African Regional Forum for Sustainable Development underlined, this makes libraries – if properly supported – into key players in providing a response to the challenges Africa faces today.

  • News
  • 07 March 2023