Content tagged sustainable development goals
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- Libraries Act for the SDGs
The Global Week of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) comes to an end today. The week falls around the time of the anniversary of the agreement of the United Nations 2030 Agenda...
News - 30 September 2019
- Get into SDG Action Week
The 2019 edition of SDG Action Week , held on 20-30 September, is likely to be the biggest yet. IFLA’s new guide explains how libraries and library associations can get involved, and get...
Publication - 6 September 2019
- Great Ideas for Advocacy: Session at IFLA WLIC 2019
In Athens, Greece, librarians from around the world showed their inventiveness and persistance in advocating for libraries. Through a series of short presentations, they looked to inspire...
Publication - 28 August 2019
- Making Development Disability-Inclusive: UN Report Highlights IFLA Evidence
A new United Nations report underlines the need for action to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy the same opportunities and possibilities as others. It also highlights good practices,...
News - 12 December 2018
- Partners for Literacy: IFLA Underlines Contribution of Libraries at Global Meeting
IFLA representatives played an active role in the Global Alliance for Literacy Policy Forum, a meeting of ministers and senior officials responsible for literacy organised by UNESCO on...
News - 11 December 2018
- Data and the Sustainable Development Goals - IFLA Briefing
A key feature of the UN's 2030 Agenda is its data framework. This provides indicators associated with each of the 169 targets, making it possible to track progress over time. These...
Publication - 23 August 2018
- IFLA IAP Global Convening: SDGs - Looking Ahead (2018)
During the International Advocacy Programme Global Convening, held in New York on 28-29 June 2018, IFLA offered a presentation about expected events in the coming year at the United Nations...
Publication - 23 August 2018
Tags: Access to information, Development, Libraries, Development and the United Nations 2030 Agenda, sustainable development goals, United Nations, Conference presentations, LDP (Library Development Programme)
- IFLA Guide to Voluntary National Reviews
A key pillar of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda, alongside the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals, is an ongoing review of implementation. Central to this is the process of Voluntary...
Publication - 16 July 2018
- Africa Can Lead: IFLA Addresses African Ministers
The 2nd meeting of African ministers responsible for libraries took place on 5-6 July in Durban, South Africa. IFLA President Glòria Pérez-Salmerón and Secretary...
News - 8 July 2018
- Libraries on the Development Agenda in Africa
As primarily public institutions, libraries depend strongly on support from their governments, both in terms of laws and funding. Ensuring that those in power recognise and build on the potential...
Event - 4 July 2018
- Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development
The Forum will provide an opportunity to discuss progress towards achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goals in the region, and send key messages to the global gathering of...
Event - 11 April 2018
- Affirmation, Opportunity: IFLA Presents on Libraries and the Sustainable Development Goals at the CILIP Conference
IFLA attended the CILIP Annual Conference, held in Manchester, UK, on 5-6 July. At a time where libraries in the UK are facing drastic cuts, this was a welcome opportunity to share new ideas and...
News - 27 July 2017
- 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, sustainable development goals, LDP (Library Development Programme)
- IFLA Africa Section Satellite Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa
Africa Section invites participation to the its Satellite Meeting hosted by University of South Africa (UNISA) Parow Campus, Cape Town The UN is in a process of determining its future...
Event - 7 April 2015