Content tagged Democracy
Ordered by publication date from most to less recent.
(These results include any available translations of the original English documents.)
- 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)
- Mapping open government initiatives that are helping contribute to the SDGs in Asia Pacific
As many of you readers might be aware, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Support Unit are joining hands to put into action the commitments...
News - 25 May 2016
- Libraries’ Role in Connecting the Next 1.5 Billion Recognised
Governments, international organisations, civil society representatives, development banks and industry have underlined their support for public access to the internet in libraries as a means of...
News - 25 April 2016
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Democracy, Development, Digital divide, Digital resources, Disadvantaged people, Education, Education and training, Freedom of information, Freedom to read, Government information, Internet access, ALP (Action for Development through Libraries Programme)
- 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)
- Access to Library Services is a Human Right
Libraries as Promoters of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities On Sunday, August 17, two hours after the Opening Session of the WLIC 2014 in Lyon, the LSN Section...
Informational Page - 30 October 2014
- 100 Years of Openness at the Library of the Parliament of Finland
The Library of the Parliament of Finland celebrated its 100th year openness jubilee in 2013. The Library staff organised customer events and participated in trade fairs to commemorate this...
News - 7 January 2014
- 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
- Statement of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights about the protection of broadcast organizations
Barbara Szczepanska on behalf of IFLA and eIFL delivered the following statement on Tuesday June 21st. SCCR 22 statement - June 21, 2011 Agenda item 8 Protection of broadcast...
News - 23 June 2011
- IFLA Statement on a Proposed Consensus Instrument at the 22nd Session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights
On Monday 20th June IFLA made a brief statement on the proposed consensus instrument that has been produced during negotiations on copyright exceptions for persons with disabilities. This working...
News - 22 June 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