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Internet Governance Forum 2016 Library Diary: Day 2

This was the day for our main session for the Dynamic Coalition for Public Access in Libraries, co-organized by IFLA and EIFL. People from different sectors came to talk about how to ensure public access to the Internet, including Vint Cerf from Google and Carolina Rossini from Facebook. In the auditorium we also had people from Wikipedia and from the Internet tech and policy community, and we discussed participation in national and regional forums. Read More

  • News
  • 09 December 2016
  • By: anonymous

Internet Governance Forum 2016 Library Diary: Day 1

December 6 was the official first day of the Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara. We participated in the session on Assessing the Role of Internet Governance in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the lightning talk on Finding the Balance: Access to Knowledge and Culture Online which was organised by IFLA. Read More

  • News
  • 08 December 2016
  • By: anonymous

Internet Governance Forum 2016 Library Diary: Day 0

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Guadalajara takes place on 6-9 December 2016. IFLA will be focusing on promoting the Principles on Public Access in Libraries, which includes infrastructure, policy, copyright, accessibility, privacy, skills development, open access and local content. Read More

  • News
  • 06 December 2016
  • By: anonymous

Public Access in Libraries – Session in Columbus

This session will give an overview of IFLA's advocacy for public access to the Internet in regional and global Internet Governance Forums, and an introduction to the Global Connect Initiative, a programme launched by the U.S. State Department in September 2015 with the purpose of bringing 1.5 billion people online by 2020. Read More

  • News
  • 09 August 2016
  • By: anonymous

Public Access: Supporting Digital Inclusion for All

Public Access: Supporting Digital Inclusion for All. Maximising The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) For Inclusive Social And Economic Development. Briefing on Public Access for the WSIS+10 High-Level Event, 9-13th June 2014. Briefing written together with APC (Association for Progessive Communications) and TASCHA (Technology & Social… Read More

  • Publications
  • 22 July 2016

European Dialogue on Internet Governance 2016

European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) is an open multi-stakeholder platform to exchange views about the Internet and how it is governed. Created in 2008 by several organisations, government representatives and experts, it fosters dialogue and collaboration with the Internet community on public policy for the Internet. Culminating… Read More

  • Events
  • 29 April 2016

Principles on Public Access in Libraries

The Principles on Public Access in Libraries were produced by the Dynamic Coalition on Public Access in Libraries and discussed by participants at the Internet Governance Forum in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, in November 2015. The IFLA Governing Board endorsed the principles in December 2015. IFLA coordinates the… Read More

  • Publications
  • 15 March 2016
  • By: IFLA and others