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Information Literacy for Societal Resilience

A new creative intervention produced by Tactical Tech and DensityDesign Lab at Politecnico di Milano, in collaboration with International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA),  will address how AI is impacting the ways that media and information is produced, distributed and perceived. The exhibition, designed to be hosted in libraries throughout Europe, will present visitors with engaging resources that will make these issues tangible and visual. It will also provide practical tips for what to do when we are confronted with these issues in our online lives. Read More

  • News
  • 25 June 2024

IFLA at the WSIS+20 Forum: Libraries for a more people-centered Internet

Last week the WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event took place in Geneva from the 27 to the 31 of May. This event marked a significant milestone of twenty years of progress made in the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society, which took place in two phases — Geneva in 2003 and Tunis in 2005. Twenty years ago WSIS was the space that set an initial framework for global digital cooperation with a vision to build people-centric, inclusive, and development-oriented information and knowledge societies. Just as in the the past, IFLA attended this event to continue its ongoing involvement in this process since its foundation at the 2003 Geneva Summit; and engaged in diverse multistakeholder discussions to highlight the crucial role that libraries play as key actors of the information society. Read More

  • News
  • 03 June 2024

Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum 2024 & Call for Proposals for 2025

The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) is one of the key regional initiatives on Internet governance. By adopting the multi-stakeholder approach as its core principle, APrIGF serves as a platform for discussion exchange and collaboration at a regional level and also where possible to aggregate national IGF discussions ultimately advance Internet governance development in the Asia Pacific region. Read More

  • Events
  • 05 April 2024

International Seminar on Artificial Intelligence and Information Integrity

The Advisory Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE), together with the  Artificial Intelligence Special Interest Group are pleased to announce the International Seminar on Artificial Intelligence and Information Integrity under the theme: Building Trust: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Information Integrity. … Read More

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  • 22 March 2024

WSIS+20 Roadmap and Call to action

These open stakeholder consultations composed by multilateral agencies, civil society, technical communities, private sector and national governments will help clarify the extent to which the vision of a people centered, inclusive information society has evolved during the past twenty years. The review is also a key opportunity for people in the library field to contribute to the modernization of the operational architecture for the WSIS process and more importantly, to put it at the service and improvement of our lives and for future generations. Read More

  • News
  • 18 January 2024

Libraries, advocacy & digital affairs – 10 things to look out for in 2024

In 2023, digital policy developments gained significant momentum. The development of AI and many other emerging technologies gave place to the acceleration of regulation in different areas that concern the library and information field. Because of this, we believe that 2024 will be a pivotal year for advocating in this area and making sure that the global voice of libraries remains strong. Read More

  • News
  • 12 January 2024