The Valparaíso Declaration affirming cooperation among parliamentary libraries of Latin America and the Caribbean was signed at the IFLA Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Section meeting on 15 March 2017.
The Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada (APLIC) is pleased to announce its new website. Completely redesigned, visitors can learn more about the Association and its members. The Member Vignettes highlight interesting facts and historical notes about each jurisdiction. The Government and Legislative Libraries Online Publications Portal (GALLOP Portal) provides access to over 475,000 fulltext documents from contributing jurisdictions as well as the federal Depository Services Program.
The Section on Library and Research Services for Parliaments (IFLAPARL) has issued a call for presentations for its open session at WLIC 2017. This interactive knowledge sharing session will focus on the theme 'Parliament and the People: Transparency, Openness, Engagement'.