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Videos about IFLA’s Engagement in the Preparation of the UN 2030 Agenda

Ensuring equitable access to information contributes significantly to achieving the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Libraries are playing an increasingly important role in this process and can be key partners for governments. In the last several years, IFLA has been working with the library… Read More

  • Publications
  • 30 January 2017

IFLA signs agreements with 50 countries to work towards getting Libraries included in National Development Plans

IFLA’s capacity-building International Advocacy Programme (IAP) is now fully underway. “50 countries have joined IFLA in this journey, and are already making progress towards promoting and supporting the role libraries can play in the planning and implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”, IFLA President Donna Scheeder. Read More

  • News
  • 21 December 2016
  • By: anonymous

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals – an Australian example

Colleagues in Australia – Anne-Marie Schwirtlich, Director General of the National Library of Australia, and Sue McKerracher, CEO of the Australian Library and Information Association – met with their Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in September to discuss the country’s approach to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)… Read More

  • News
  • 04 October 2016
  • By: anonymous