If innovation drives the future, what drives innovation is the crossing of ideas and perspectives.

This year’s World Library and Information Congress, by bringing together expertise, insights and energy from around the world, provides a unique catalyst for the innovations that will shape the future of our field. In this newsletter, find out more about the exciting opportunities to set the agenda at WLIC 2021.

In our latest newsletter, read about our President-elect’s session, where we will work together to define priorities among with trends for the future identified by the people who will lead it – the new professionals of today.

Find out more about one of our keynote speakers, Professor Karima Bennoune, UN Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights, who will look at the evolution of these rights over time, and how libraries can ensure that everyone benefits.

And be inspired by the insights from reading champions around the world on books that have changed lives.

So don’t hesitate – get your tickets, check out our programme, and start planning for the most exciting, inclusive event on the international library calendar!

Read on in the WLIC Newsletter, Issue 6, 4 August 2021.

Kind regards,

Gerald Leitner
Secretary General
The Hague, Netherlands
4 August 2021