United Arab Emirates

Updates from COP28: Get involved in library climate advocacy

IFLA is excited to invite colleagues from the library and museum fields, as well as from the Permanent Delegation of the UAE to UNESCO, to join us in a discussion at the Greening Education Hub. We will explore how cultural actors help implement lifelong greening community strategies, and integrate these perspectives into the work programme of the UNESCO Greening Education Partnership.

  • News
  • 04 December 2023

MENA Regional Division Committee meeting

IFLA's Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Division Committee will meet in person on 5-6 November 2023 in Sharjah, UAE, just ahead of the Sharjah International Library Conference organised by the American Library Association. This will be an opportunity to finalise their action plan, with the overall goal of strengthening the library field in the region.

  • Events
  • 04 November 2023

Future updates on IFLA WLIC 2024

IFLA’s 19 June announcement regarding the decision to hold the 2024 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates has generated strong reactions – both positive and negative – from its members, committee volunteers and the general public. The IFLA Governing Board takes this feedback seriously and is currently discussing the next steps to take in order to gather views from all Members.

  • News
  • 28 June 2023