2030 Vision: How Libraries Support the UN’s Work on Sustainable Development

When

13 July 2017

Where

UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library, Reading Room, 2nd floor (Room L-0248), UN Headquarters, New York, United States

IFLA will be represented by President Donna Scheeder, Manager of Policy and Advocacy, Stephen Wyber, Manager of Development Programmes, Ingrid Bon and Advocacy Communications Officer, Maria Violeta Bertolini

Description

The United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library (DHL) and IFLA will be holding a side event “2030 Vision: How Libraries Support the UN’s Work on Sustainable Development” during the High Level Political Forum in New York.

In the context of the official launch of the Development and Access to Information (DA2I) report in New York that will take place on 17 July, this will be an opportunity to celebrate the role of libraries in delivering access to information at the global level. It will underline the importance of collaboration between libraries to build a global knowledge society.

2030 Vision: How Libraries Support the UN’s Work on Sustainable Development

The event will be hosted by the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library in the UN Headquarters, on Thursday 13 July, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. The event is open to all. Those without UN Grounds Passes are kindly requested to RSVP to: Ramona Kohrs (kohrs@un.org), by Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 12 pm EDT.

About the Development and Access to Information (DA2I) Report

DA2I is a project of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), in partnership with the Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA) at the University of Washington Information School. It demonstrates how access to information and libraries contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

More information about DA2I can be found in the DA2I website.

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Last update: 11 July 2017