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Successful 3rd meeting of the Network of Parliamentary Libraries for Latin America and the Caribbean

13 October 2022

    The Third Meeting of the Network of Parliamentary Libraries for Latin America and the Caribbean was held at the Congress of the Argentine Nation on September 19-21, 2022. Authorities of libraries and information agencies of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico and Uruguay shared experiences and proposals on different activities. The legislatures of the Argentine provinces were also part of the event.

    Bibliotecas y desigualdad. El papel de la cooperación regional en la construcción de sociedades justas y sostenibles

    4 October 2022

      Sesión Abierta de la División América Latina y el Caribe (IFLA LAC RDC) durante el WLIC 2022, Dublín, Irlanda, el 26 de julio de 2022. La sesión tuvo por título “Bibliotecas y desigualdad. El papel de la cooperación regional en la construcción de sociedades justas y sostenibles” el cual coadyuva con que la pandemia Covid-19 ha puesto en evidencia el desarrollo e implementación de múltiples acciones teóricas y empíricas de carácter informativo en las que el cambio de paradigma para ampliar, compartir e intercambiar información es un tema de atención global.

      IFLA's Regional Division Committees participate at their first IFLA World Library & Information Congress in 2022

      22 July 2022

        IFLA's Regional Division Committees will participate at their first IFLA World Library & Information Congress (WLIC) 2022 scheduled for Dublin, Ireland. They have prepared exciting Open sessions and are more than ready to share views and ideas on strengthening library advocacy at the regional evidence. Join their Open sessions to get to know what is happening in the world of libraries across all the regions of the world.

        Library advocacy tales: securing long-term funding for community libraries in Argentina

        6 July 2022

          In the first of an occasional series focused on successful advocacy initiatives by libraries around the world, we look to Argentina, where a recent decision saw a commitment to funding community libraries for 50 years. To find out more about what was achieved, and how, we interviewed the Chair of IFLA's Regional Division Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean, Alejandro Santa.

          An alliance for libraries, books and reading in Latin America and the Caribbean: memorandum of understanding signed with CERLALC

          25 May 2022

            On the occasion of the mid-term meeting of IFLA’s Regional Division Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean, a memorandum of understanding was signed between IFLA and CERLALC, the Centre for the Promotion of Books and Reading in Latin America and the Caribbean. This provides a framework for deeper cooperation between our organisation, in support of shared goals.

            Libraries Engage at the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development

            8 April 2022

              IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Division Committee (IFLA LAC RDC) sent one of its members as a representative to the 5th Meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and Caribbean on Sustainable Development, held on 7-9 March online and in San José, Costa Rica. The Forum organised by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), as a hybrid event, and was chaired by Costa Rica.

              Partnering for development: a joint interview between Jamaica’s SDG focal point and libraries

              31 January 2022

                Through our work around the Sustainable Development Goals, IFLA argues that libraries are essential partners for development, and should be integrated into planning and implementation. Voluntary National Reviews provide a particular opportunity to set out where these partnerships stand, and how we can go further. We interviewed colleagues in Jamaica to find out more about how libraries are being involved in Review preparation there.