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Libraries included in the recently published Finnish National Development Plan

On 2 February 2017, Finland published its National Development Plan for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals to achieve the UN Agenda 2030. The plan includes libraries. Libraries are acknowledged in the context of the action plan to prevent hate speech and racism and to promote social inclusion: “The role of public libraries as promoters of active citizenship, cultural diversity and democracy shall be strengthened”. Read More

  • News
  • 22 February 2017
  • By: Rauha Maarno, Executive director, Finnish Library Association

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