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IFLA Global Vision Africa passes the torch to MENA region

The next stop of this exciting journey is Alexandria, Egypt!

19 May 2017 | General IFLA news | Africa, Cameroon, iflaGlobalVision

10th virtual NPSIG business meeting on May 21st

An idea to share? A project to present? Or just the desire of knowing more about NPSIG projects for the next few months? Join our open virtual business meeting on May 21st!

18 May 2017 | NPSIG

Now available: IFLA Global Vision materials for self-facilitated discussions

We are pleased to announce the availability of a resource package for self-facilitated discussions under IFLA’s Global Vision. This material will help bring together thousands of representatives of the library field worldwide to explore how a connected library field can meet the challenges of the future. Now it’s your turn!

18 May 2017 | General IFLA news | iflaGlobalVision

Announcing an international conference: “Cultural Heritage in Latin American and Caribbean Libraries: challenges and perspectives”

27-28 September 2017. Biblioteca Nacional “Mariano Moreno”, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sponsored by the Biblioteca Nacional “Mariano Moreno” and IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section

18 May 2017 | Rare Books and Special Collections | Rare Books and Special Collections, Cultural heritage, Latin America and the Caribbean

Marrakesh Ratification in the European Union Has a Sting in the Tail

Progress towards ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty in the European Union has the potential to deliver significantly wider access to knowledge for people with print disabilities, both in Europe and around the world. But to achieve this, national legislation will need to avoid introducing unnecessary 'compensation' provisions which will only harm the institutions, such as libraries and charities, which are working to help.

15 May 2017 | CLM and Copyright Limitations and Exceptions | CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters), Access to knowledge, Europe, Marrakesh Treaty

IFLA Global Vision Africa lands in Yaoundé, Cameroon

From 14 to 15 May, African library community leaders representing 37 countries have gathered in Yaoundé, Cameroon to discuss how a united library field can tackle to challenges of the future together

15 May 2017 | General IFLA news | Africa, Cameroon, iflaGlobalVision

Culture and the SDGs - Culture Summit 2017

Governing Board Member Ngian Lek Choh represented IFLA at the 2nd UCLG Culture Summit in Jeju, Korea from 10-12 May.

12 May 2017 | PAC and Cultural Heritage and Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda | Cultural heritage, Development, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, Korea, Republic of, UN 2030 Agenda, UN SDGs, UNESCO

IFLA Global Vision North America passes the torch to Africa

The next stop of this exciting journey is Yaoundé, Cameroon!

12 May 2017 | General IFLA news | Africa, Cameroon, iflaGlobalVision

Programme -Tuesday 22 August 2017 1:45 -3:45 pm IASE Conference Room Centennial Hall Wroclaw

Session 162: Achieving a Healthy Future Together: Diverse and Emerging Roles for Health Information Professionals

11 May 2017 | Health and Biosciences Libraries