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Building momentum towards a culture goal – IFLA at the UCLG Culture Summit 2023

Local governments are not just a key stakeholder for many libraries, but also a key ally in making the case for a stronger recognition of the role of culture, cultural institutions and cultural actors in advancing sustainable development. We were therefore very happy to join United Cities and Local Governments' Culture Summit, focused on building recognition of this role, and to sign a memorandum of understanding allowing us to take this work further.  Read More

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  • 08 December 2023

World Urban Forum 2022

The 11th World Urban Forum takes place from 26-30 June in Katowice, Poland, under the theme: Transforming our cities for a sustainable urban future. Read More

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  • 22 June 2022

The IFLA ENSULIB Webinar Series Project

ENSULIB holds free webinars irregularly on the topics related to the green and sustainable libraries and library projects, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and other relevant emerging trends. The following are the webinars held by ENSULIB recently. You may also visit our IFLA ENSULIB… Read More

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  • 04 March 2022

IFLA and the SDGs: January 2022 Update

Engaging around the Sustainable Development Goals represents a powerful way both of thinking through how libraries contribute to achieving policy goals, and building up networks and recognition by governments. We've brought together information about what's going on around the Untied Nations 2030 Agenda at the moment, as well as relevant materials produced by IFLA. Take a look through for more! Read More

  • News
  • 31 January 2022

Partnering for development: a joint interview between Jamaica’s SDG focal point and libraries

Through our work around the Sustainable Development Goals, IFLA argues that libraries are essential partners for development, and should be integrated into planning and implementation. Voluntary National Reviews provide a particular opportunity to set out where these partnerships stand, and how we can go further. We interviewed colleagues in Jamaica to find out more about how libraries are being involved in Review preparation there. Read More

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  • 31 January 2022