Meet Team Libraries at the UN High-Level Political Forum on the SDGs 2023 (Part 2)

To help you get to know the experience and perspectives of the librarians attending this year's High-Level Political Forum, we're sharing their answers to a short set of questions. In this article - the second of three - we find out what their message is to the wider development community around how libraries can contribute to achieving the SDGs.

  • News
  • 18 July 2023

UN High-Level Political Forum 2023

The biggest event on in the annual SDG calendar, the High-Level Political Forum is an opportunity for taking stock of progress towards the goals of the United Nation's (UN) 2030 Agenda, sharing innovations, and identifying priorities. IFLA will for the first time have a delegation made up of librarians from every world region, sharing stories of how libraries deliver development, and engaging with governments. 

  • Events
  • 06 July 2023

Libraries transforming cities through information and culture: Report from the 11th World Urban Forum

From 26 to 30 June, mayors, UN agencies, local officials, NGOs and experts met at the 11th World Urban Forum, to discuss how to transform cities and so deliver sustainable development. IFLA was present in order to underline the place of libraries and information in making this happen.

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  • 05 July 2022