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UCLG Culture Summit 2021 – Izmir

IFLA Secretary General Gerald Leitner will participate in sessions focused on the place of culture in Voluntary Local Reviews and the Culture2030Goal campaign. Read More

  • Events
  • 31 August 2021

#Culture2030Goal Statement on COVID-19

IFLA has joined partners in the #Culture2030Goal campaign to produce a statement on the role of culture in the response to COVID-19. Alongside the vital work being done by healthcare workers and others involved in keeping people healthy and safe, we must remember and highlight the importance… Read More

  • Publications
  • 20 April 2020

OECD Conference on Culture and Local Development

Cultural and creative sectors transform local economies in various ways: Generating economic growth, productivity, exports and employment;  Diversifying the economy and contributing to urban regeneration;  Promoting cities and rural regions as destinations to visit, live, work and invest in;  Strengthening local cultural identity and diversity;  Supporting social cohesion and… Read More

  • Events
  • 03 December 2018

Libraries overcome barriers to access to culture

In the light of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the European Parliament has passed a resolution on analysis on access to culture in the European Union. This briefing offers a number of key quotes and arguments from which libraries and library associations can use in their advocacy around the importance of libraries in overcoming barriers to access to culture. Read More

  • News
  • 10 July 2018
  • By: Tanja Clausen