Event Calendar

02 Juli

July Europe Regional Division Committee Meeting

Location: Virtual

Europe Regional Division Committee focuses strongly on advocacy, identifying priorities for the region, and defining and delivering on action plans that respond to these. This includes work to build capacity, communicate about IFLA’s work and offer, extend IFLA’s membership and reach, and strengthen the voice of libraries.

From: Europe Regional Division
03 Juli

Focus on Impact – Session 4: Let’s Hear from You about Impact

Location: Online

The Statistics and Evaluation Committee seeks your input on how we can help you learn more about library assessment and promote your impact. In this session, Committee members will be ready to hear your comments, questions, and success stories. We will take this information in and use it to formulate programs and activities.

From: Statistics and Evaluation Section
05 Juli

Webinar #1, 2024: Why LIS Education in Lampung, Indonesia matters

Location: Online

A panel of speakers from the Librarianship study Program of Universitas Lampung, Indonesia will share their thoughts and insights on the importance and relevance of LIS Education, particularly in the context of Lampung, Indonesia. Participants will have time for discussion and conversation with the speakers, too.

From: LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group
08 Juli
17 Juli

UN High-Level Political Forum 2024

Location: New York, New York, United States of America

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 have a delegation made up of librarians from every world region, sharing stories of how libraries deliver development, and engaging with governments. 

From: Powering Sustainable Development
10 Juli

Focus on Impact – Session 5: Redefining the Library Experience

Location: Online

“Libraries are continually evolving how they engage with users to make the most impact within their communities. Recently, this has included a renewed emphasis on proactively shaping experiences around library spaces, programming, collections, and staff development” (Connaway et al., 2023). These words open,  Redefining the library experience: Findings from the 2023 OCLC Global Council survey. The findings from this report are based on a global survey from the library community, and included all library types. In total, more than 1600 responses were collected from respondents located in approximately 77 countries/territories. Dr. Connaway will discuss the findings and implications. Please join us for this insightful and thought-provoking presentation.

From: Statistics and Evaluation Section
15 Juli
18 Juli
25 Juli

July 2024 Professional Council Meeting

Location: Virtual

IFLA’s Professional Council (PC) is responsible for the guidance of the Professional Structure, as set out in IFLA’s Statutes. The Council supports the work of the IFLA Professional Units and their Officers, including publications and guidelines, and the development of toolkits, policy and initiatives. The PC liaises with the Regional Council in areas of mutual interest and identifies opportunities for collaboration. The Council also establishes procedures for organising the professional content of IFLA’s Congress programme (WLIC), including satellite conferences.

From: Professional Council
29 Juli

July 2024 IFLA Governing Board meeting

Location: Online

IFLA’s Governing Board (GB) is responsible for the management of the Federation, as set out in IFLA’s Statutes. The GB meets at least three times a year, and is advised by the Professional Council, the Regional Council, and five Advisory Committees.

From: Governing Board