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IFLA at the Internet Governance Forum

On December 14 at 11:30 (CET), join us for a 30-minute webinar to learn more about the role of IFLA at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), and how IFLA advocates for public access in libraries worldwide and how you can engage and help move things forward. The speaker will… Read More

  • Events
  • 12 December 2017

IFLA Statement on Digital Literacy (18 August 2017)

Digital technologies have dramatically transformed our lives. Yet even with physical access to these tools[1], it is not a given that all can take full advantage of the opportunities created to receive, apply, share, and create information. Just as basic literacy… Read More

  • Publications
  • 22 August 2017

EU Digital Assembly 2017 – Libraries As Relevant As Ever in the Internet Age

This year’s European Digital Assembly took place in Malta, bringing together representatives of the EU, national governments, business and civil society. It focused on the opportunities and challenges raised by the development of the digital economy, and how policy makers should respond. Libraries have a clear role in ensuring that the Internet develops in a way that benefits everyone. Read More

  • News
  • 24 June 2017
  • By: anonymous

European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) 2017

The 2017 edition of EuroDIG – the European Dialogue on Internet Governance – offers an opportunity both to shape the debate on Internet governance in Europe, and to feed into discussions for the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in December. IFLA will be attending in order… Read More

  • Events
  • 22 May 2017

United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015

The United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda is convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly.  More than 150 world leaders are expected to attend the UN Sustainable Development Summit from September 25-27 at UN headquarters in… Read More

  • Events
  • 04 September 2015

Connecting the Next 4 Billion

Join IFLA, the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX), and the New York Public Library for an evening reception to discuss why inclusive access to information and technology is imperative to meet the new development agenda, and how community spaces like libraries are already implementing… Read More

  • Events
  • 26 August 2015