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Recognising Libraries as SDG Implementation Partners in 2021, Part 1: A Record Year for Voluntary National Reviews

13 July 2021

    The processes created for monitoring and supporting the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals offer important opportunities for libraries to engage with decision-makers, gain recognition, and shape priorities. In the first of three pieces, we look at Voluntary National Reviews, with almost 44% of reports published referring to libraries – a new record.

    Partnerships to realise the potential of culture for SDG success: HLPF Side-Event Report

    11 July 2021

      Culture, art and heritage play a vital part in the lives of individuals and societies, contributing not just to key policy objectives such as wellbeing and employment, but to the whole range of development goals. An IFLA co-organised side-event at the 2021 United Nations High-Level Political Forum saw speakers explore how to maximise this contribution through partnerships.

      Raising SDG Awareness... through Competitions! An Interview with Dr Yakov L Shrayberg, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology

      30 March 2021

        Libraries can have an important role in building understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We interviewed Dr Yakov L Shrayberg, President of the Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, to find out about their International SDGs Calendar contest and how to get involved.