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International Human Rights Conventions and Declarations

UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights Text in more than 285 different languages International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Africa The Kampala Declaration on Intellectual Freedom and Social Responsibility (1990) The Dar es Salaam… Read More

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  • 12 January 2019

Intellectual Freedom & Human Rights Organisations

Below, a list of international Organizations working within the areas of Access to Information, Freedom of Speech, Intellectual Freedom and related areas. We hope you find our list useful. Come back to this page periodically to check for updates and additions. ALA Office of Intellectual Freedom… Read More

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  • 12 January 2019

International reports

Regularly published world-wide or regional reports covering the state of the human rights, including intellectual freedom Amnesty International’s Annual Report The annual reports on world-wide human rights violations documents Amnesty International’s work and its concerns throughout the world during the past year. (http://www.amnesty.org/ailib/countries/index.html) is an A to… Read More

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  • 12 January 2019

Internet censorship, filtering and rating

Some links to basic reports, articles and other documents on internet content regulation in general and on filtering and rating in libraries – and the intellectual freedom implications of such measures. [Note that some of these links are historical and may no longer work but information has been left… Read More

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  • 12 January 2019

WLIC 2019, Call for papers

The IFLA Religions: Libraries and Dialogue Special Interest Group invite interested professionals to submit proposals for the open session to be held during IFLA WLIC in Athens, Greece, from 24-30 August 2019. Read More

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  • 11 January 2019
  • By: user

2018-2019 IFLA LGBT SIG Action Plan and Resource Request Form

Click here for the complete 2018-2019 IFLA LGBTQ+ SIG Action Plan. Objectives of Professional Unit 2018-19: 1. Provide guidelines for LGBTQ+ library services and collections around the world Promoting IFLA Standards to support libraries in the provision of services to their communities;… Read More

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  • 26 December 2018
  • By: Anne Redacliff