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IFLA takes Lyon Declaration to the UN

Negotiations in New York last week focused on the Declaration section of the new Framework. Delegates called for an aspirational statement that made sense to all. Read More

  • News
  • 23 February 2015
  • By: anonymous

Convegno delle Stelline

How can libraries position themselves for future success in a rapidly changing information landscape?  Come join a video webchat with IFLA President-Elect Donna Scheeder on Friday, 13 March (11:00 UTC) to find out! 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the '… Read More

  • Events
  • 18 November 2014

Culture, Creativity and Sustainable Development

The third UNESCO World Forum on Culture and the Cultural Industries set out to ensure that culture is taken into account in international development policies, and notably in on-going negotiations, within the United Nations, to define the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. Ellen Tise, former IFLA President, attended the event… Read More

  • News
  • 23 October 2014
  • By: anonymous

Access to Information Central to the Post-2015 Development Agenda

[English] [Español] [français] [العربية] [Português] Access to information is crucial for everyone, including those living in poverty It empowers them to: exercise their political and socio-economic rights be economically active learn new skills hold their governments to account Access to information… Read More

  • Publications
  • 09 December 2013