Latin America and the Caribbean

Libraries Engage at the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development

IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Division Committee (IFLA LAC RDC) sent one of its members as a representative to the 5th Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and Caribbean on Sustainable Development, held on 7-9 March online and in San José, Costa Rica. The Forum organised by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), as a hybrid event, and was chaired by Costa Rica.

  • News
  • 08 April 2022

Call for Papers: 2022 IFLA WLIC Open Session by News Media Section

The IFLA News Media Section seeks proposals for papers to be presented in person at their Open Session at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2022 in Dublin, Ireland. This session aims to provide insights into different projects dealing with news media and to encourage exchange on how individuals or institutions can use news content in the context of education and research.

  • News
  • 21 March 2022

Partnering for development: a joint interview between Jamaica’s SDG focal point and libraries

Through our work around the Sustainable Development Goals, IFLA argues that libraries are essential partners for development, and should be integrated into planning and implementation. Voluntary National Reviews provide a particular opportunity to set out where these partnerships stand, and how we can go further. We interviewed colleagues in Jamaica to find out more about how libraries are being involved in Review preparation there.

  • News
  • 31 January 2022