Content tagged Information policy
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- IFLA responds to the OECD open government consultation
IFLA established its response to the OECD consultation calling for answers from its members and submitting a document reflecting all the different comments received. The...
News - 12 September 2017
- Call for Papers: MLAS IFLA 2017
The MLAS is seeking proposals for papers that broadly address the following issues: What roles do library associations have in collaborating with civil society that also highlight/...
News - 6 December 2016
Tags: Associations, Best practice, Call for Papers, civil society, Democracy, Future of libraries, IFLA 2017, Information policy, MLAS, Outreach, Policy, Poverty, Social inclusion, Society, Management of Library Associations
- Stanford Report Finds Public Internet Access in Libraries Top Rated Solution to the Digital Divide
In a new report, Stanford scholars James Fishkin and Max Senges et al. have explored how to actively involve different kinds of stakeholders in internet governance discussions. The researchers...
News - 8 July 2016
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Democracy, Digital divide, Freedom of information, IGF, Information policy, Internet access, Internet governance, ALP (Action for Development through Libraries Programme)
- Global Commission Recommends Governments to Invest in Public Access in Libraries
The Global Commission on Internet Governance has just released One Internet, a wide-ranging and pragmatic vision of how all actors can contribute to a sustainable and democratic internet....
News - 22 June 2016
Tags: Advocacy, Digital divide, Freedom of information, Future of libraries, Information literacy, Information policy, Internet access, Internet governance, Knowledge society, ALP (Action for Development through Libraries Programme)
- Swedish Library Association's Expert Network for Libraries and Copyright
The Swedish Library Association's Expert Network for Libraries and Copyright arranges a meeting where IFLA's Governing Board member Victoria Owen will hold a presentation about...
Event - 18 May 2016
- From the Small Print to the Headlines: IFLA Engages for International Copyright Reform at WIPO
IFLA will be represented at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) next week. Talk of copyright is normally...
News - 6 May 2016
Tags: Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Archives, Copyright, Copyright reform, Cultural heritage, Development, Digital resources, Freedom of information, Information policy, International cooperation, Policy, Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights (SCCR), WIPO, CLM (Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters)
- Libraries Can Help Connect the Next 4 Billion – IFLA Co-signs Letter to Finance Ministers
IFLA has co-signed a letter calling for universal, open, secure, and affordable broadband connectivity, with full protection of human rights. The letter to Finance Ministers, who are meeting today...
News - 13 April 2016
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, broadband, connectivity, Democracy, Development, Digital divide, Information literacy, Information policy, Information technology, International cooperation, Internet access, Knowledge society, Poverty, sustainable development goals, ALP (Action for Development through Libraries Programme)
- Copyright Matters: Copyright and Legal Matters Committee to Discuss Libraries and National Copyright Reform Initiatives at WLIC 2016
IFLA’s Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters (CLM) will look, in its WLIC 2016 session, at recent, ongoing and upcoming copyright reforms around the world, under the title Copyright...
News - 6 April 2016
- IFLA co-signs Statement on the occasion of the 18th session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development
From 4 – 8 May 2015 the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is meeting in Geneva to comment on the assessment of the progress made in the implementation of and...
News - 7 May 2015
- CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Spaces for Special Collections Lyon 2014
Theme: Special Spaces for Special Collections The Library Buildings & Equipment and the Rare Books and Manuscripts Standing Committees together with the Preservation and...
News - 29 November 2013
Tags: Collection development, Conferences, Copyright, Democracy, Digital repositories, Digital resources, Document delivery, Electronic collections, Electronic delivery, Electronic resources, Future of libraries, Guidelines, Information competency, Information policy, Information technology, Intellectual property, Library Buildings and Equipment
- IGF Bali 2013 - video and transcripts of IFLA sessions
During this years Internet Governance Forum (IGF), in Bali, Indonesia, IFLA particiapted in several workshops. The video links to these workshops can now be found online: Tuesday 22...
News - 1 November 2013
- Looking back on IFLA’s participation in the 8th Internet Governance Forum, Bali
Last week IFLA was represented at the 8th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Bali, Indonesia, where the libraries’ perspective on intellectual property, free trade, access to information for...
News - 29 October 2013
- Day 2 at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2013
On Day 2 at IGF, IFLA participated in five workshops with topics spanning rights issues for disadvantaged and indigenous peoples, copyright and content creation and net neutrality. IFLA...
News - 24 October 2013
- Day 1 at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2013
Yesterday was day 1 at the Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia, and the librarians were out in force! This year, alongside representatives from IFLA over 40 librarians from the broader...
News - 23 October 2013
- The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) to start next week in Bali, Indonesia
Participate in the IGF via remote participation, see the details on remote participation. The theme of the IGF in Bali, running from 22 -25 October 2013, is ‘...
News - 18 October 2013
- IFLA and other access to information campaigners welcome UN development report
IFLA welcomes the report by the High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, published on the 30th of May 2013. The report calls for a ‘data and information...
News - 31 May 2013
- WLIC 2012 Conference Session : National Information and Library Policy Special Interest Group
Conferenece Session 140: 14 August 2012 13:45 - 15:45 | Room: Session Room 3 for submitted papers and translations, please see the conference website. National...
News - 29 June 2012
- Call for papers: Copyright Law and Legal Deposit for Audiovisual Materials
IFLA WLIC 11-16 August 2012, Helsinki, Finland Copyright laws have been established in many countries in the print age and have not been updated to meet the new needs of the digital era....
News - 19 December 2011
- Lecture of the Law Libraries Section in Göteborg
Conference Session 96 Law Libraries, Government Libraries and Government Information and Official Publications 12 August 2010 13:45 - 15:45 Creating an international legal information...
News - 4 August 2010
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Copyright, Democracy, Document delivery, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Information policy, Intellectual property, Open Access, Policy, Law Libraries
- Complete WLIC 2010 Gothenburg programmes available
The two programmes sponsored by the Government Libraries Section are already complete and available. You can consult them here: Creating an International Legal Information Policy...
News - 20 July 2010
- Gothenburg program
The Government Libraries Section will be sponsoring two programs for the 2010 Gothenburg IFLA conference. See complete information at http://www.ifla.org/node/1932.
News - 21 May 2010
- Gothenburg program
The Government Libraries Section will be sponsoring two programs for the 2010 Gothenburg IFLA conference. Our first program will be: Creating an International Legal Information Policy...
Informational Page - 1 December 2009
Tags: Argentinian Commision, Chilean Commission, Conservation, Government information, Human rights, Information policy, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Knowledge management, Preservation, South Africa Truth Commission, U.S. 9/11 Commission, Yugoslavia, Government Libraries
- Libraries Driving Access to Knowledge: Special Session at the WSIS Forum
Libraries Driving Access to Knowledge Thursday May 21 11.00 – 12.30 ITU Room B2 IFLA, in association with SLIR (Swiss librarians for International Relations) and the...
Event - 20 May 2009