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Librarians in Portuguese speaking Africa gathered in workshop: Awareness Creation, Advocacy and relevant Data Collection Strategies for UN 2030 Agenda.

International Advocacy Programme Project Report: (Ghana, 2018) IFLA's training materials on Libraries and Agenda 2030 and SDG's, used in a very successful workshop, connected librarians from Portuguese speaking countries in Africa.

19 September 2018 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Advocacy, Capacity building, Development, Africa

BSLA Project Report: Senegal 2018

Senegalese librarians strengthen and build a strong professional Association with BSLA funded project.

13 September 2018 | Africa, Associations, Capacity building, Senegal

How can Russian libraries further development of society?

The All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature in Moscow (LFL) hosted a workshop on 19-20 April 2018 connected to Libraries and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

14 August 2018

BSLA Project Report: Nepal 2017; Capacity Building Activities to strengthen Library (Librarians) Associations in Nepal

The Nepal Library Association (NLA) has aimed to achieve the goal of developing its organization capacity and enhancement of knowledge and skill of its members (librarians) and district library association from the BSLA Project.

13 July 2018

Africa Can Lead: IFLA Addresses African Ministers

The 2nd meeting of African ministers responsible for libraries took place on 5-6 July in Durban, South Africa. IFLA President Glòria Pérez-Salmerón and Secretary General Gerald Leitner were proud to be there in support of efforts to strengthen the African library field.

8 July 2018 | Africa, Access to information, Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries & Archives, Africa, sustainable development goals

An Open Invitation: UN, Government Officials Welcome Library Engagement in the 2030 Agenda

The IFLA International Advocacy Programme (IAP) Global Convening took place in New York on 28-29 June 2018. Nearly 40 participants, invited by IFLA, met at the Brooklyn Public Library, the United Nations Headquarters, and The New York Public Library to review two years’ work and take library advocacy around the Sustainable Development Goals to the next level.

3 July 2018 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Access to information, Advocacy, Development, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, United States, UN SDGs, UN 2030 Agenda, DA2I, IAP, United Nations

IAP Project Report: Uganda (2018) "Sharing stories that matter to Policy and Decision Makers"

IFLA supported an International Advocacy Programme project in Uganda in 2018. After completion of this regional project we asked the project team some questions and this is what they told us about the workshop they organised.

2 July 2018 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Advocacy, Capacity building, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, Uganda, International Advocacy Programme, IAP, UN SGDs, UN 2030 Agenda

Advocating for Libraries as Partners for Development: IFLA’s International Advocacy Programme Comes to the UN

On 28-29 June, IFLA will hold the International Advocacy Programme (IAP) Global Convening in New York, USA. Nearly 40 participants from all regions have been invited by IFLA to celebrate success, look to the future, and tell the story of libraries and the SDGs to officials from the UN and governments.

26 June 2018 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Access to information, Advocacy, Development, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, United States, UN SDGs, UN 2030 Agenda, DA2I, IAP, United Nations

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