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Recording available: Northeast Asian libraries on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

24 May 2023

    As part of its SDG webinar series organized by the IFLA Asia-Oceania Regional Division Committee, this webinar focused on the best practices by Northeast Asian libraries and librarians to support the UN SDGs. Through this program, IFLA Regional Division Committee for Asia and Oceania aims to inspire and encourage colleagues within the region to advance their efforts to bring the UN SDGs to fruition.

    Recording available: The strategic role of government libraries in providing evidence to support the preparation of Voluntary National Reviews in Asia-Oceania

    24 May 2023

      IFLA's Asia-Oceania Regional Division delivered a regional webinar on “the strategic role of government libraries in providing evidence to support the preparation of Voluntary National Reviews”, as a side-event at this year’s Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) organised by the office on United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific – UN ESCAP in Bangkok.

      Czech Libraries Assist Ukrainian Refugees

      17 May 2023

        The Czech Republic, with its population of over 10.5 million and its more than 5,000 libraries, is often considered a country with the densest library network in the world. Not long after Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022 the country has become a temporary home for nearly half a million refugees (mostly women, children and the elderly). Czech libraries have reacted very quickly to the influx and began providing support for incoming refugees.

        Now available: IFLA Principles for Responding to Conflict

        8 May 2023

          Complimenting the existing Principles of Engagement around disasters (both natural and human-made), the just released IFLA Principles for Responding to Conflict aim to set out a basis for determining how IFLA should react to situations of civil or military conflict, in any part of the world, which impact on libraries.

          It’s getting hot in here! Information Professionals Contributing to Open Science towards Climate Empowerment

          8 May 2023

            This IFLA satellite meeting will shine a light on the contributions to Open Science from library and information professionals in different sectors and geographies. We will come up with practical ideas on what more can be done by our profession, through our communities of practice, professional associations and local communities, to advance Open Science towards climate empowerment.