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