Latin America and the Caribbean Section

Division: Regions

The general objective of the Section is to encourage activities related to access to information and knowledge. The Section gives priority to promotion of literacy, promotion of reading, and application of new technologies, as well as to the services of libraries and information centres in the region. The Section maintains close relationships of mutual support and exchange with all the professional groups of IFLA, acting as intermediaries for those groups when they develop activities and projects for the region, and especially with the ALP Strategic Programme.

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Last update: 13 April 2017

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Project maps the initiatives from LAC libraries in support to Agenda 2030

For this year 2017, the IFLA Standing Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (IFLA LAC) is conducting the project “Mapping of Latin American and Caribbean Libraries Initiatives in Support of the National Development Plan - Agenda 2030".

11 January 2017

Call for papers: WLIC 2017 Satellite Meeting Latin America and Caribbean Section

The IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean Section are seeking proposals for papers to be presented at Satellite Meeting in Timisoara (Romania) of the World Library and Information Congress 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland.

21 December 2016

National Workshop Bibliographical Heritage Protection against risks caused by El Niño

With the participation of over two hundred charge of monastic libraries, university, municipal, school, public and private, the National Library of Peru (BNP) opened the National Workshop of protection bibliographic heritage to the risks caused by El Niño, the Thursday June 16.

12 July 2016

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2017 August

IFLA LAC WLIC 2017 Satellite Meeting

15 – 16 August 2017 (West University of Timişoara, Timişoara, Romania)

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