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#Culture2030Goal Statement on COVID-19

IFLA has joined partners in the #Culture2030Goal campaign to produce a statement on the role of culture in the response to COVID-19. Alongside the vital work being done by healthcare workers and others involved in keeping people healthy and safe, we must remember and highlight the importance… Read More

  • Publications
  • 20 April 2020

OECD Conference on Culture and Local Development

Cultural and creative sectors transform local economies in various ways: Generating economic growth, productivity, exports and employment;  Diversifying the economy and contributing to urban regeneration;  Promoting cities and rural regions as destinations to visit, live, work and invest in;  Strengthening local cultural identity and diversity;  Supporting social cohesion and… Read More

  • Events
  • 03 December 2018

Libraries overcome barriers to access to culture

In the light of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the European Parliament has passed a resolution on analysis on access to culture in the European Union. This briefing offers a number of key quotes and arguments from which libraries and library associations can use in their advocacy around the importance of libraries in overcoming barriers to access to culture. Read More

  • News
  • 10 July 2018
  • By: Tanja Clausen

2nd United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) Culture Summit 2017

The UCLG Culture Summit is the main meeting point at global level of cities, local governments and other stakeholders that are committed to the effective implementation of policies and programmes on culture and sustainability.  Titled “Commitments and Actions for Culture in Sustainable Cities”, the second Culture… Read More

  • Events
  • 12 April 2017

World Culture Forum 2016

The World Culture Forum (WCF) 2016 will include a series of keynote addresses, symposiums on culture-related issues, a cultural carnival, and a parallel international youth forum on culture. The platform aims to create a space to discuss, debate, and contest… Read More

  • Events
  • 22 September 2016

Culture, Creativity and Sustainable Development

The third UNESCO World Forum on Culture and the Cultural Industries set out to ensure that culture is taken into account in international development policies, and notably in on-going negotiations, within the United Nations, to define the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. Ellen Tise, former IFLA President, attended the event… Read More

  • News
  • 23 October 2014
  • By: anonymous