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Latin America and the Caribbean Section

Division: Regions

The general objective of the Section is to encourage activities related to access to information and knowledge. The Section gives priority to promotion of literacy, promotion of reading, and application of new technologies, as well as to the services of libraries and information centres in the region. The Section maintains close relationships of mutual support and exchange with all the professional groups of IFLA, acting as intermediaries for those groups when they develop activities and projects for the region, and especially with the ALP Strategic Programme.

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Last update: 26 January 2018

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Next stop in the IFLA Global Vision journey: Latin America and the Caribbean

IFLA Global Vision Regional Workshop Latin America and the Caribbean After the launch of the IFLA Global Vision Report Summary, followed by an engaging Global Vision Kick-off Workshop in Barcelona, Spain on 20-21 March, the first of six IFLA Global Vision Regional Workshops in 2018 will take place in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region on 11-12 April.

6 April 2018

Timisoara: Get to know the city of our WLIC Satellite Meeting

West University of Timisoara Know Timisoara, the city of our WLIC Satellite Meeting!

8 May 2017

Project maps the initiatives from LAC libraries in support to Agenda 2030

For this year 2017, the IFLA Standing Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (IFLA LAC) is conducting the project “Mapping of Latin American and Caribbean Libraries Initiatives in Support of the National Development Plan - Agenda 2030".

11 January 2017