The Government Libraries and Library and Research Services for Parliaments Sections invite to the session 187A of the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018, to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

The session aims to address the ways that Government Libraries and Parliaments providing information services collaborate and promote the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at national and local levels.

Date: 28 August 2018, 09:30 – 11:30, Conference Hall 2.

Chair: Anoja Fernando (United Kingdom); 

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Wyber (IFLA Policy and Advocacy Manager).
Grounding Good Governance: Making the Case for Government Libraries in Delivering the UN 2030 Agenda.

Followed by short presentations: 

1. Asean Foreign Affair Ministries Libraries Open Data Network:  A Feasibility Studies / Irhamni, S.Hum, M.P (National Library of Indonesia); Nur Cahyati Wahyuni (Gadjah Mada University – Yogyakarta); Wahyu Kumoro (Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Indonesia)

2. The Significance of the National Diet Library, Japan, Branch Library System: Ensuring access to administrative and judicial information / Satoko Yoshima (National Diet Library, Japan)

Themes picked from the presentations will be followed by a Knowledge Cafe discussion, with speakers joining tables facilitated by Goverment Libraries Standing Committee members. 

We encourage information professionals attending the conference to be part of the session. 

More information: WLIC 2018 Conference Programme