IFLA, along with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Technology and Social Change Group (TASCHA) at the University of Washington have prepared a briefing paper “Public access: Supporting digital inclusion for all – Maximising the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for inclusive social and economic development”.
TaC/IFLA Open Forum calls on governments to consider guidelines on better inclusion of vulnerable groups in the Information Society30 December 2013
Last week IFLA was represented at the 8th Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia, where the libraries’ perspective on intellectual property, free trade, access to information for disadvantaged peoples, net neutrality, human rights and development was contributed to a number of panels.
The WSIS+10 Review concluded on Wednesday, 27 February with a lively multi-stakeholder debate across a large number of panel sessions. All sessions were asked to produce recommendations to feed into the final UNESCO statement “Information and Knowledge for All an Expanded Vision and a Renewed Commitment”.