Content tagged United Arab Emirates
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- Libraries’ Role as Core Cultural Services Highlighted in UN Text
The Declared Actions from the 10th meeting of the World Urban Forum, focusing on the role of culture and innovation in creating cities of opportunity, have underlined the contribution libraries...
News - 17 February 2020
- Local Action, Global Impact: Lessons from the 10th World Urban Forum
From 8-13 Feburary, IFLA participated in the 10th World Urban Forum, a UN-led conference bringing together mayors, professionals, civil society and international agencies in order to...
News - 13 February 2020
- World Urban Forum
The 10th edition of the World Urban Forum looks at the linkages between culture, innovation and development at the local level. Bringing together mayors, senior officials and experts...
Event - 6 December 2019
- 4th IFLA Regional Conference in the Arab Region
The 4th IFLA regional conference in the Arab region will focus on the impact of new technologies, and the opportunities they present for libraries. In line with IFLA...
Event - 24 April 2019
- Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Becomes World Book Capital
The title of World Book Capital has passed from Athens, Greece, to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. IFLA President Glòria Pérez-Salmerón and Secretary-General Gerald...
News - 23 April 2019
- Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 inauguration ceremony
From 23 April 2019, until 22 April 2020, the city of Sharjah will be World Book Capital for an entire year. Sharjah was named World Book Capital for the year 2019 by UNESCO...
Event - 10 December 2018
- Giving Access in the Arab World: IFLA Speaks at Dubai Workshop on the Marrakesh Treaty
The Marrakesh Treaty, which aims to remove unnecessary copyright-related barriers to making and sharing accessible copies of books. To date, only two Arab-language countries have ratified this,...
News - 19 March 2018
- Seminar on Implementing the Marrakesh Treaty
There is strong and welcome progress on the implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty around the world. With formal ratification, and the associated changes to domestic laws, the world is moving...
Event - 26 February 2018