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International Advocacy Programme (IAP): 14 projects selected

In August 2017, IFLA launched a worldwide second call for proposals to request funding for the implementation of regional or national awareness-raising and capacity building activities for 2017-2018, as part of the International Advocacy Programme (IAP). IFLA is pleased to announce the 14 selected projects.

16 November 2017 | LDP and Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Access to information, Advocacy, Development, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, UN SDGs, UN 2030 Agenda; IAP

IFLA at Mozfest

Our participation to Mozfest was a blast. We met new people and learned a lot from them. Read about the experience and learn the new web literacy tools Mozilla made available to all.

16 November 2017 | General IFLA news | FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression), Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Cooperation, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Internet access, Knowledge society, Open Access, Open Source, United Kingdom

Call for Papers WLIC 2018 Open Session: Designing Inclusive Libraries

Participate in our hugely successful WLIC Open Sessions

13 November 2017 | Library Buildings and Equipment

IFLA Library Map of the World – more than 2 million libraries counted!

Thanks to data contributors from around the world IFLA was able to count more than 2 million libraries in 99 countries. During this initial phase of the Library Map of the World project we have learned about the state of libraries in these countries and moved closer to our shared goal of having reliable global library statistics.

13 November 2017 | General IFLA news | Access to information, Access to knowledge, Library Map of the World, Development, UN 2030 Agenda, UN SDGs, Library Data

Libraries Support Education, Science and Culture: IFLA attends the UNESCO General Conference

The 39th session of the General Conference took place in Paris, on 30 October – 14 November. IFLA took an active part, attending meetings on UNESCO’s activities in the area of communication and information.

10 November 2017 | Cultural Heritage | UNESCO, UNESCO General Conference, CI Commission, Communication Information, OER, Open Educational Resources, IFAP