Providing a response to the evidence gap: libraries at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development

Gaps were at the heart of the discucssion at the 2023 Asia-Pacific Forum for Sustainable Development in Bangkok, Thailand. These exist both in between the  situation today and the goals the United Nations have set for 2030, but also in the data and evidence we have to support progress. IFLA's representative at the event - Fathimath Nashfa of the Maldives - was about to highlight how libraries can contribute to both.

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  • 04 April 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

From Information to Development: IFLA Participates in 2017 Asia-Pacific regional Internet Governance Forum

For information to play a full role in helping people to learn, find work and live healthily, simply laying cables may not be enough. The way in which access to knowledge is provided strongly affects the impact it has in communities, especially those facing the toughest development challenges. At the Asia-Pacific regional Internet Governance Forum, IFLA set out how libraries can help.

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  • 29 July 2017
  • By: anonymous