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Realising libraries’ potential to support the achievement of UN Goals

In its work to support a safe and sustainable world, the United Nations is active in many policy areas where libraries have a unique role to play. At a meeting hosted by the Argentine Mission to the United Nations, and with the contributions of the Irish Mission, diplomats and librarians discussed how to realise this potential. Read More

  • News
  • 18 July 2024

Draft Culture2030Goal Campaign report on culture in 2024 SDG Voluntary National Reviews released

The Culture2030Goal Campaign has released its draft analysis of the place of culture in 2024 Voluntary National Reviews of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. The analysis highlights that all countries are already reflecting on culture, with some taking a very comprehensive approach. However, an explicit goal could make the difference in generalising this good practice. Read More

  • News
  • 16 July 2024

UN High-Level Political Forum 2024

The biggest event on in the annual SDG calendar, the High-Level Political Forum is an opportunity for taking stock of progress towards the goals of the United Nation's (UN) 2030 Agenda, sharing innovations, and identifying priorities. IFLA will have a delegation made up of librarians from every world region, sharing stories of how libraries deliver development, and engaging with governments.  Read More

  • Events
  • 10 July 2024

Knowledge for development in Small Island Developing States

Small Island Developing States face unique challenges in their efforts to ensure strong, fair and sustainable development. Knowledge, information and libraries can make a major contribution to achieving this, as IFLA’s representatives at the 4th UN SIDS Conference in Antigua and Barbuda underlined. Read More

  • News
  • 19 June 2024