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Information for Development: Libraries and UN Experts Engage in Bangkok

Access to information is often taken for granted, but represents a key condition for achieving innovation and positive change. At a seminar at the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia-Pacific in Bangkok, around 50 libraries explored opportunities for stronger engagement in development initiatives. Read More

  • News
  • 23 November 2022

IFLA Newsletter, October 2022: Editorial

Urban October – celebrated throughout the month by UN HABITAT – is an opportunity to highlight contributions, and so urban development is also the theme of this newsletter. In addition to more about libraries and sustainable urban development – including from the Library Map of the World – read on too for more about how libraries are contributing to two other international days marked in October – Evidence Based Healthcare Day, and World Statistics Day. Read More

  • News
  • 20 October 2022

Want to experience some of the IFLA WLIC 2022 again?

If you missed IFLA’s Asia and Oceania & Middle East and North Africa webinars in September, you can now watch them again, and learn all about their open sessions at IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Dublin. Read More

  • News
  • 14 October 2022

IFLA ENSULIB Webinar Series — Neighborhood Science: Working Locally to Confront Global Challenges

Join this fast-paced webinar to learn how libraries are working at the forefront of citizen science; the connection between NASA climate change science, citizen science observations, and mosquito-borne disease; how the international GLOBE Mission Mosquito citizen science campaign is providing a common language and approach for meeting the global challenge to ensure good health for all from mosquito-borne diseases; and examples of resources and partnerships that public, academic, and research libraries can leverage. Read More

  • Events
  • 10 October 2022