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Looking Ahead: Outcomes of the 8th Session of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

The Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005 Convention) held their biannual meeting last week. IFLA attended as an observer, underlining the importance of showing culture's contribution to development, and promoting equitable access for all.

7 Juin 2021 | Cultural heritage, Cultural Diversity, UNESCO

IFLA Statement on University of Cape Town Library Fire

It was with a heavy heart that IFLA heard the news of the fire that has damaged the Jagger Library at the University of Cape Town, along with other areas of the University and city, this past Sunday.

20 Avril 2021 | Cultural heritage, Disaster relief, South Africa

Register Now! Virtual Event: Libraries Inspire Engagement in Cultural Heritage

Learn about how libraries are finding dynamic ways to connect their communities to cultural heritage at our upcoming virtual event: Libraries Inspire Engagement in Cultural Heritage.

9 Avril 2021 | PAC (Preservation and Conservation), Advocacy, Archives, Conservation, Cultural heritage, Preservation

Libraries in the European Cultural Heritage Green Paper

The European Cultural Heritage Green Paper, officially launched on Monday, 22 March, seeks to put Europe’s shared heritage at the heart of the European Green New Deal.

25 Mars 2021 | Advocacy, Cultural heritage, Development, Sustainability

Coming in 2021: a Public Library Manifesto for Today (and Tomorrow)

IFLA has been embarking on updating the Public Library Manifesto in order to ensure it best reflects the realities and missions of public libraries today.

23 Mars 2021 | Public Libraries, Advocacy, Peace, Policy, Social inclusion, Society

Applications Open: UNESCO World Book Capital 2023

The call for applications for the title of UNESCO World Book Capital City 2023 is open. IFLA encourages cities with cities with strong and innovative policies supporting books and readings to apply.

12 Mars 2021 | Literacy and Reading, Literacy, Reading, UNESCO World Book Capital, World Book Capital City, World Book Capital

IFLA Supports ICOMOS in Statement on Tigray (Ethiopia)

IFLA supports the statement by ICOMOS concerning the destruction of cultural property in Tigray (Ethiopia).

8 Mars 2021 | Libraries, Archives, Museums, Monuments and Sites, Cultural heritage, Human rights, Rare books and manuscripts

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