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April workshop, seminar and midterm meetings in Panama culminate in a Letter of Intent from LAC library associations

30 Library Associations met in Panama from 17-23 April 2016 to develop strategies for advocacy at the national level, to advance regional projects, and to network with associations from around the world.

20 May 2016 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Advocacy, International cooperation, Meetings, Networking, Panama, BSLA, IFLA LAC, IFLA MLAS

ZimLA Advocacy Workshop held in Harare to Increase Advocacy Initiatives

The Zimbabwe Library Association (ZimLA) successfully held an Advocacy and National Information Policy Formulation (NIP) Workshop at Cresta Lodge, Harare from 5-6 May 2016.

12 May 2016 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Advocacy, Development, Sustainability, Zimbabwe, BSLA, Zimbabwe Library Association

BSLA regional workshop for Francophone Countries in Africa

As part of the IFLA Building Strong Library Associations programme (BSLA), the Association of Librarians, Archivist, Documentalists and Museum Curators of Cameroon (ABADCAM) organized a three day workshop from 2 – 4 December 2015 for leaders of library associations from across Francophone Africa.

24 March 2016

BSLA programme in Myanmar focuses on partnerships, library development, collaboration

BSLA in Myanmar IFLA implemented the Building Strong Library Associations programme with the Myanmar Library Association (MLA) from 2013-2016. The project commenced at a critical time for the country, as the government began a process of ‘opening up’ after 50 years, and concluded in 2016 as a newly elected democratic government took office.

1 March 2016 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Meetings, Myanmar, BSLA

BSLA Project report: Advocacy and Strategic Planning workshop, Zambia

On 27 April 2015, the Library and Information Association of Zambia (LIAZ) held a five day workshop on Advocacy and Strategic planning, to establish a five year plan for the association and to finalise the Zambia’s National Library Policy and Bill

8 January 2016

BSLA project report: "Revitalizing ABES"

El Salvadoran Library Association to create new image for Salvador library community

4 January 2016 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Associations, El Salvador, BSLA training modules

BSLA project report: Cross Border Mobility of Librarians in the ASEAN region

On 9 June 2015 the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI) and the Thailand Library Association (TLA) organised a convening prior to the CONSAL (Congress of South East Asian Nations) conference in Bangkok, Thailand.

2 October 2015 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Conferences, Meetings, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, BSLA, ASEAN

Sessions at IFLA Congress in Cape Town to focus on the post-2015 development agenda (2030 Agenda)

On 2 August 2015, just in time for the IFLA Congress in Cape Town, the United Nations completed negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda, now entitled the 2030 Agenda. At two special sessions on 17 August the team leading IFLA’s engagement in the process over the past two years will provide delegates with all the information you need to know about the 2030 Agenda and the next steps for advocacy and implementation in your country.

5 August 2015 | LDP (Library Development Programme), Access to information, post2015, ALP, Development, United Nations

BSLA project report "ULIA Strategic Planning and Leadership Workshop” Uganda Library and Information Association (ULIA)

Following regional convenings in 2014, IFLA ALP is supporting a number of small projects under the framework of the Building Strong Library Associations programme (BSLA), demonstrating the flexibility of the programme in supporting a range of project sizes and needs.

18 February 2015

BSLA project report: Strategic Planning Workshop for the Zimbabwe Library Association

The IFLA Building Strong Library Associations programme is supporting projects in a number of associations following the regional convenings held in 2014. The first project held following the convenings took place in Zimbabwe.

4 December 2014

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