Content tagged Democracy
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- Libraries and Open Data in 2021: Access, Skills, Engagement
6 March 2021 marks the annual Open Data Day. This international celebration brings together a wide range of stakeholders – from librarians and public servants to developers and statisticians...
News - 6 March 2021
- IFLA Input to Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: Fostering Access to Information Held by Public Entities
Access to information lies at the heart of libraries' mission and work, and libraries have a long history of archiving, collecting or helping make accessible publications and data from local...
Publication - 6 March 2021
- Share Your Thoughts and Ideas on the IFLA/UNESCO/ Public Library Manifesto
The IFLA/ UNESCO Public Library Manifesto has been an important achievement since it was first ratified in 1994. The Manifesto proclaims UNESCO's belief in the public library as a...
News - 23 March 2020
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Best practices, Cooperation, Democracy, Development, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Freedom to read, Information society, Knowledge management, Libraries for development, Library and information profession, Library and information science education, Library as place, Library collections, Library outreach, Library services, Members, Policy, Social inclusion, Society, Public Libraries
- Keeping Cultural Heritage at the Heart of Europe
This European Policy Debate was organised by Europa Nostra in partnership with the Fondation du Patrimoine and the Collège des Bernardins, with the support of the European Commission and...
News - 2 November 2019
- IFLA Government Libraries Section Mid-Term Conference
In 2019 in the context of its work on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations is focussing in particular on SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions. This goal is core...
Event - 1 November 2019
- WLIC 2019, Call for papers
In keeping with the thematic focus of the next World Library Information Congress, “Libraries: Dialogue for Change”, the IFLA SIG Relindial propose a session. It will be organised on...
News - 11 January 2019
Tags: Best practices, Collection development, Communications, conflict, Conservation, Cultural heritage, Democracy, Dialogue, Education, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Heritage, Minority groups, Multicultural populations, Peace, Religion, RELINDIAL, resentment, Social inclusion, Society, Sustainability, Religions: Libraries and Dialogue
- 2017-2018 IFLA LGBT SIG Annual Report
Click here for the complete 2017-2018 IFLA LGBTQ+ SIG Annual Report.
Publication - 26 December 2018
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Accessibility, Advocacy, Communications, Communities of practice, Cooperation, Democracy, Development, Disadvantaged persons, Education, Education and training, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Freedom to read, Guidelines, Human rights, LGBTQ library services, Libraries for development, Library and information science education, Library as place, Library buildings and equipment, Library outreach, Library services, Marginalised populations, Minority groups, Multicultural populations, Networking, New professionals, Performance indicators, Privacy in libraries, Professional development, Risk assessment, Social inclusion, Staffing, Annual reports, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning Users (LGBTQ)
- Revised Guidelines for Library Services to Children aged 0-18 years published
We are proud to announce that our revised Guidelines for Library Services to Children aged 0-18 are now available. After a lengthy survey process, carried out by Dr....
News - 7 December 2018
Tags: Advocacy, Children, Conceptual models, Democracy, Development, Digital resources, Freedom of information, Guidelines, Information literacy, Library as place, Lifelong learning, Literacy, Management, Reading, Research support, Young adults, Libraries for Children and Young Adults
- How Libraries Celebrate Human Rights Across the World
10 December 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is an opportunity to read, and reflect on, a document that includes many of the key values -...
Publication - 7 December 2018
- 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
Theme: “Library associations in solidarity with civil society” The IFLA Management of Library Associations Section invites proposals to be presented at a two-hour session at...
News - 6 December 2016
Tags: Associations, Best practices, Call for Papers, civil society, Democracy, IFLA 2017, Information policies, Library outreach, MLAS, Policy, 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 policies, Internet access, Internet governance, LDP (Library Development 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 persons, Education, Education and training, Freedom of information, Freedom to read, Government information, Internet access, LDP (Library Development 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 policies, Information technology, International cooperation, Internet access, Knowledge society, sustainable development goals, LDP (Library Development 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 document delivery, Electronic resources, Guidelines, Information policies, Information technology, Intellectual property, Library Buildings and Equipment
- 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...
News - 4 August 2010
Tags: Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Copyright, Democracy, Document delivery, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Information policies, Intellectual property, Open access, Policy, Law Libraries