8 July 2016

Library associations are stronger together: IFLA hosts first ever BSLA Global Meeting in Manila, Philippines

Library association leaders, IFLA leadership, staff and trainers participated in a milestone event for the Building Strong Library Associations programme in Manila, Philippines 30 May-2 June 2016. The first ever BSLA Global Meeting, hosted by IFLA in partnership with the Philippine Librarians Association (PLAI), highlighted the stories, challenges and successes from associations that have participated in the programme since the expansion of the programme to a regional model since 2014 across  Africa, Asia and Oceania, and Latin America and the Caribbean. The programme has reached over 60 countries since commencing in 2010 and is continuing to work with new participants and supporters – from the newest to longer established associations, among them the Library and Information Association of Qatar, under establishment since 2014, and the Danish Library Association with a history of more than 100 years. Read more>>

LDP (Library Development Programme), Conferences, Philippines, BSLA

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