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Protection of cultural heritage: Principles of Engagement will guide IFLA in emergency situations

23 May 2012

    The IFLA Governing Board has endorsed Principles of Engagement in library-related activities in times of crisis, conflict or disaster. The principles aim to encourage safeguarding and respect for cultural property especially by raising awareness and promoting disaster risk management and to strengthen cooperation and participation in cultural heritage activities.

    Report from the IFLA/EIFL/COAR/SPARC World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2012 Workshop, Geneva, Switzerland

    22 May 2012

      On Thursday 17th May 2012 IFLA, along with its organising partners Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL), the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) and Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) held a workshop on open access titled 'Rethinking the Agenda for Development: Open Access Policies and Practice'

      IFLA Presidential Newsletter May 2012

      7 May 2012

        Dear IFLA colleagues: From the 12th to the 14th of April, we welcomed some of the IFLA community to my hometown of Vancouver to participate in my first IFLA Presidential Meeting which took the theme of Traditional Knowledges: Local priorities, Global contexts.

        Yerevan: World Book Capital 2012

        24 April 2012

          In a festive celebration two days ago in Armenia, IFLA President Ingrid Parent witnessed the official hand over of the World Book Capital for the year 2012

          World Book and Copyright Day

          23 April 2012

            Find the world’s wealth and wisdom through books — a video message from IFLA President Ingrid Parent