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Teaching Digital Skills in Rural Nigeria

Loving the Rural Community Children with Open Spaces for ICT in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges The incorporation of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance children’s rights is an important factor in making children feel loved and wanted in the society. The idea with our program, “Loving… Read More

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  • 04 August 2019

Now available: summary of Mozilla’s 2019 Internet Health Report

The Mozilla Internet Health Report is an annual publication which brings together information and reflections about key issues facing the internet today. The report therefore offers a great basis for thinking within the library field about issues around the way we access, share and create information. Read More

  • News
  • 24 July 2019
  • By: anonymous

IFLA at EuroDIG 2019

The 2019 edition of the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) took place in The Hague from 19-21 June. This year, IFLA was involved in organising a panel on the European Copyright Reform, and attended a number of sessions and workshops to see how the latest developments in the sphere of internet policies can affect the library field. Read More

  • News
  • 25 June 2019
  • By: anonymous

Don’t Stop Half Way: IFLA Submits Input to 2018 Review of WSIS Progress

IFLA has answered the UN’s call for contributions on progress towards WSIS Action Lines and Targets. This process makes connecting all libraries to the internet a key priority. IFLA’s response highlights welcome recognition of the potential of libraries, but also worrying legal trends. Read More

  • News
  • 19 December 2018
  • By: anonymous

IFLA Input to 2018 WSIS Review

​At meetings of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in 2005 and 2015, governments around the world agreed on the importance of connecting libraries as a means of helping everyone to benefit from the internet. Since these meetings, the… Read More

  • Publications
  • 19 December 2018

IFLA Submission to the UN High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation

​IFLA has submitted its response to the consultation launched by the United Nations High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation. This highlights the importance of action for access to information, and the need to involve libraries in discussions about the future of the internet. In order to find… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 December 2018

Asia-Pacific Internet Governance Forum 2018

The Asia-Pacific regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) is a key opportunity for stakeholders across Asia-Pacific to debate and look for consensus on issues around how the Internet works.  The conference this year is being held in Vanuatu. This is the first time it will have come… Read More

  • Events
  • 02 August 2018