Exciting times ahead on internet governance: UN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation 2023

The coming two years will be important ones in the history of international internet governance, providing a number of key opportunities to underline what libraries need in order to fulfil their missions. The 2023 UN Committee on Science and Technology for Development provided an opportunity to set out next steps.

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  • 05 April 2023

Crisis recovery and development delivery – IFLA at the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for Europe

IFLA participted actively in last week's European Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, drawing on the rich experience of Polish libraries in particular in both supporting the response to crises, and in promoting inclusive development.

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  • 03 April 2023

Practicality and ambition: a look ahead to the 43rd meeting of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

From 13-17 March, the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s lead body focused on copyright – the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights – will meet in Geneva. Key discussions include the presentation of a toolkit on preservation, and discussions on facilitating cross-border working. IFLA will be there to represent the needs and interests of libraries.

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  • 08 March 2023

Upcoming Webinar: From fake news to infodemic

In this webinar you will learn more about infodemic as a concept and how we went from fake news to infodemic in the last five years; about training initiatives at the World Health Organization (WHO) and the ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT in Jakarta, Indonesia. You will also hear the clarion call on the role of the librarian in advocacy and the skills needed to fight infodemic and infobesity.

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  • 05 October 2022

Copyright & Licensing for International Resource Sharing Webinar

Have you ever struggled to understand copyright and licensing for resource sharing? If so, you are not alone. Please join us for this free one-hour webinar that will include a concise overview of copyright and licensing issues, with a specific focus on international resource sharing, followed by a panel discussion with experts in the field.

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  • 27 May 2022