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European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) 2021

The 2021 European Dialogue on Internet Governance took place last week, bringing together stakeholders to discuss, collaborate and facilitate good practices around the policies and processes which shape the digital ecosystem today. IFLA summarises some key messages and takeaway lessons for libraries worldwide. Read More

  • News
  • 09 July 2021
  • By: anonymous

Realizing the Potential of Open for Equitable, Resilient Recovery

Open access and open science more broadly have great potential to accelerate the research necessary to deliver on the SDGs, as well as to place high quality information into the hands of citizens, helping them take better decisions. Yet openness alone does not guarantee equity in access to… Read More

  • Events
  • 23 April 2021

IGF 2020 Update: Wrapping Up Week 1, and a Look Ahead

The 2020 Internet Governance Forum – the first one to take place fully online – has just wrapped up its first week. Here is a quick look back at some relevant discussions – and engagement ideas for the coming days! Read More

  • News
  • 06 November 2020
  • By: anonymous

A Look Ahead to the 2020 Internet Governance Forum

Between 2 and 17 November, the first fully-virtual Internet Governance Forum will bring together stakeholders from around the globe. IFLA continues to engage – and encourages libraries to take part in – discussions on how the internet works and should be governed in many areas that impact the library field. From digital inclusion to privacy, access to content, accessibility, digital skills and beyond – there are many relevant discussions worth engaging in. Read More

  • News
  • 02 November 2020
  • By: anonymous

Library Pledge for Digital Inclusion

IFLA launched the Library Pledge for Digital Inclusion on 16 October, and is welcoming signatures. Below you can find the Pledge, and the signatories. You can sign up to the pledge at this link. Maximising Access Now: A Library Pledge to promote digital inclusion and access to… Read More

  • Publications
  • 22 October 2020