IFLA Global Vision Africa lands in Yaoundé, Cameroon
15 May 2017
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.
This represents a strong contribution from the African continent to the global discussion!
IFLA President-elect Glòria Pérez-Salmerón stated:
We need to create a united library field; no one can do it better than we.”
And IFLA Secretary General Gerald Leitner underlined:
We believe that knowledge and expertise to transform the library field exists everywhere. Therefore, IFLA is organizing Vision workshops on all continents – to listen and discuss – and to make all voices heard."
The next IFLA Global Vision Regional Workshop will take place on 21-22 May 2017 in Alexandria, Egypt. We can’t wait to continue this Global Vision journey to the Middle East!
Stay tuned for more: globalvision.ifla.org
About the IFLA Global Vision
IFLA is facilitating a Global Vision discussion through a series of high-level meetings and workshops in different parts of the world following our kick-off event in Athens, Greece on 4 April 2017. Face-to-face and online, future-oriented conversations will be taking place throughout the year. See the Global Vision discussion website: globalvision.ifla.org for more details, and join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram using the #iflaGlobalVision hashtag.
Together we create the future: Join us!