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A Librarian's School of Internet Governance Experience: Interview with Nina Nakaora

30 September 2022

    Internet governance covers a wide range of issues of significant library interest. We rely increasingly on the internet to achieve our mission of providing maximum meaningful access to information, while in turn being key players in ensuring that the internet itself is inclusive. We interviewed Nina Nakaora (Fiji), who participated in this year's Asia Pacific School of Internet Governance (APSIG), ahead of the Asia-Pacific regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF).

    IFLA's Regional Division Committees participate at their first IFLA World Library & Information Congress in 2022

    22 July 2022

      IFLA's Regional Division Committees will participate at their first IFLA World Library & Information Congress (WLIC) 2022 scheduled for Dublin, Ireland. They have prepared exciting Open sessions and are more than ready to share views and ideas on strengthening library advocacy at the regional evidence. Join their Open sessions to get to know what is happening in the world of libraries across all the regions of the world.

      A Coastal Paradise, Dawei Millennium Centre

      6 June 2022

        A self-sustaining community library, Dawei Millennium Centre, was established in 2007 by five university graduates in the city of Dawei, the capital of Tanintharyi region, Myanmar. The library was founded in the region with the ultimate goal of transforming the community into a knowledgeable and digitally literate society.

        Is Your Library & Information Science (LIS) School on the IFLA Map? Be Part of a Strong and Visible Network

        6 June 2022

          Locating LIS schools worldwide is often challenging as there are no global databases currently in existence. The IFLA global database and map of LIS schools and programmes is an international collaborative project launched by the IFLA Building Strong Library and Information Science Education (IFLA-BSLISE) Working Group to address this gap. The global interactive database will be built using data gathered through an online questionnaire to be completed by LIS schools.

          Libraries Engage at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development

          12 April 2022

            The IFLA Asia Oceania Regional Division Committee participated at the 9th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, which was organised by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) and took place in a hybrid mode - physically in Bangkok, Thailand from 28-31 March. The IFLA AO RDC sent a representation committee to physically attend the Forum, while also organised the webinar “Informed societies at the foundation of a better post-COVID world” as one of the Forum’s side events.