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Global Vision News

Ideas Store submissions help define the future direction of IFLA

Launched this past August during IFLA WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, our first call for contributions to the Ideas Store has yielded a great and diverse set of ideas for actions that will help define the future direction of IFLA. Thus far, over 8500 ideas have been submitted from 160 countries around the world. Thank you and keep sharing your ideas!

7 November 2018 | IFLA Global Vision, Ideas Store

Your ideas matter! Contribute to the Ideas Store before 31 October

IFLA is building a new and forward-looking strategy from the bottom up, one that will shape its key actions. By contributing to the Ideas Store, you have the opportunity to help define the future direction of IFLA. As library and information professionals, it’s therefore your strategy. And, crucially, it depends on your participation.

26 September 2018 | IFLA Global Vision, Ideas Store

Inform, Reform, Transform: IFLA Closes Successful WLIC 2018

After a packed week of learning, reflection, discussion and inspiration, IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress 2018 closed on a high note.

30 August 2018 | IFLA WLIC 2018, Ideas Store, Global Vision, General assembly, membership, IFLA WLIC 2019

Launched! IFLA Global Vision Ideas Store now live

The IFLA Global Vision Ideas Store is now open and ready to accept ideas from the library field!

26 August 2018 | IFLA WLIC 2018, IFLA Global Vision

Global Vision Discussion 2018 - IFLAPARL's Response

IFLAPARL's response to the IFLA Global Vision call to action

28 July 2018 | Library and Research Services for Parliaments, IFLA Global Vision

Every librarian an advocate! Africa calls for advocates at all levels at IFLA Global Vision regional workshop

IFLA Global Vision Regional Workshop in Africa After five inspiring meetings around the world, the 2018 IFLA Global Vision regional workshops came to a climax in Durban, South Africa this weekend. Read all about it here!

9 July 2018 | IFLA, IFLA Global Vision

Africa prepares for final IFLA Global Vision regional workshop

IFLA Global Vision Africa Regional Workshop It’s the IFLA Global Vision regional workshop finale later this week as Africa takes to the stage on 7- 8 July in Durban, South Africa to discuss their ideas for actions for a united library field.

2 July 2018 | IFLA, IFLA Global Vision

Transforming the World Together: IFLA President and Secretary General Meet with China’s Librarians

The Library Society of China’s 2018 Conference, held on 31 May – 1 June in Langfang, China, provided a rich opportunity to engage librarians from across the country in building IFLA’s Global Vision. IFLA President Glòria Pérez-Salmerón and Secretary General Gerald Leitner attended, speaking and meeting with the thousands of participants.

8 June 2018 | Access to knowledge, Development, China, IFLA Global Vision, IFLA WLIC

Embracing digital innovation: an inspired Asia and Oceania share their Global Vision

It was full steam ahead for the IFLA Global Vision Regional Workshop tour as key players from the Asia and Oceania library field came together on 23 – 25 May to contribute their ideas for actions in our second phase of this unique worldwide discussion.

28 May 2018 | Vietnam, IFLA, IFLA Global Vision

Developing a collaborative spirit: Great participation from Europe drives IFLA Global Vision further forward!

​The IFLA Global Vision Regional Workshop arrived in Paris, France on 14 - 16 May for Europe's turn to generate their ideas for actions and what a wealth of ideas there were!

17 May 2018 | France, IFLA, IFLA Global Vision, Europe

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