Content tagged Sustainable development
Ordered by publication date from most to less recent.
(These results include any available translations of the original English documents.)
- The New Urban Agenda – Advocacy Opportunities for Libraries
IFLA’s new briefing provides an overview of the New Urban Agenda, and highlights where libraries and library associations may be able to draw on it in their advocacy. The New...
Publication - 7 February 2020
- Libraries and the Paris Agreement: Connections and Contributions
Starting today, governments, experts and activists from around the world will be meeting in Madrid for the 25th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention...
Publication - 1 December 2019
- Culture Essential for SDG Success: IFLA Contributes to New Report
In the negotiations that led to the agreement of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015, a group of global organisations including IFLA drove the #culture2015goal campaign. This made the case...
News - 24 September 2019
- Culture in the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda
Four years on from the agreement of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, a new report, coordinated by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and United Cities and Local Government (...
Publication - 24 September 2019
- Knowledge Partners for Sustainable Development: IFLA Joins SDG 17 Event at United Nations
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals place a strong emphasis on partnerships, within and across countries. These, the UN argues, are essential for spreading ideas, reducing...
News - 18 July 2019
Tags: Access to information, Advocacy, DA2I, Development, HLPF, IAP, Libraries for development, Partnerships, Sustainable development, UN 2030 Agenda, UN SDGs, United Nations, United States of America
- Supporting Sustainable Development Globally: Libraries at the UN Regional Forums
In preparation for global meetings on the SDGs in July and September, IFLA has been active at the regional level. The message: that at all levels, and across the 2030 Agenda, libraries...
News - 18 June 2019
Tags: Access to information, Africa, Asia and Oceania, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Libraries, Development and the United Nations 2030 Agenda, SDGs, Sustainable development, LDP (Library Development Programme)
- Political Party Responses to the Library Manifesto for Europe
The Library Manifesto for Europe sets out six ways in which the European Union can support libraries and their values. On this basis, IFLA asked political parties at the European level - and...
Publication - 9 May 2019
- 3rd Agenda 21 for Culture Summit
After events in Bilbao, Spain in 2015 and Jeju, Korea in 2017, the 3rd Summit of the Agenda 21 for Culture programme takes place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 3-5 April. Building on the...
Event - 4 April 2019
- First SDG Book Club Selection Available
The first selection from the SDG Book Club, in all official UN languages, is now online. This offers an excellent starting point to get discussions going around SDG 1 – No Poverty...
News - 2 April 2019
- A Social Justice Mission: Libraries, Employment and Entrepreneurship
The World Day of Social Justice focuses on the steps that need to be taken to ensure that globalisation and change benefits everyone. The new opportunities brought should give all who can the...
Publication - 20 February 2019
- Libraries, Local Government, Human Rights and Sustainable Development: IFLA Submission to Human Rights Council
Through providing access to information and skills in a welcoming environment, as well as working as a platform for partnerships, libraries can realise rights and development. IFLA has...
Publication - 16 February 2019
- IFLA joins civil society in demanding a UN post-2015 framework that makes governments more accountable
IFLA, together with almost 200 civil society organisations, is calling on the United Nations to put good governance, access to information and independent media at the centre of the post-2015...
Publication - 12 January 2019
- Access to Information should be central to the Post-2015 Development Framework
On Monday 9th December IFLA launched a joint statement on the role access to information can play in the post-2015 development framework. The statement, prepared in association with Article 19,...
Publication - 12 January 2019
- Libraries Power Development - IFLA in the Guardian
IFLA participated in the Guardian live chat on the role information plays in development. The live chat lasted for 2 hours and recieved a lot of questions and feedback in form of over 250...
Publication - 12 January 2019
- The 2030 Arab Librarians: Libraries and Development in the Arabic-Speaking World
As part of our International Advocacy Programme, IFLA supported a project led by the Arab Federation for Libraries and Information (AFLI) to develop and deliver an online course on libraries and...
News - 21 November 2018
- Libraries and the 2030 Agenda in 2019 - A Timeline
2019 will be a big year at the UN. The regular regional and global forum and voluntary national reviews taking a specific focus on education, employment, equality and access to...
Publication - 23 August 2018
- High Level Political Forum 2018
The 2018 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) takes place on 10-18 July 2018 at the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York. This event, the highlight of the global debate on sustainable...
Event - 8 July 2018
- Free webinar: Libraries, Advocacy and the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda
IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and the New Professionals SIG with the Management of Library Associations Section have partnered with the American Library...
News - 29 November 2015
- Mailing List
ENSULIB, the mailing-list of the "Environmental Sustainability and Libraries" SIG is a moderated list. All interested information professionals may apply, but registration (subscription)...
Informational Page - 21 May 2009
Tags: Awareness, Best practice, Buildings, Collections, Conservation and preservation, Environment, Libraries, Mailing lists, Preservation, Sustainable development, Environment, Sustainability and Libraries
- How green is my library?
Exploring Sustainability and Libraries in a Global World This was the topic of the fourth Madurodam Conference which took place in The Hague on Thursday, April 23rd. The conference organised...
News - 13 May 2009
Tags: Conferences, Environment, Madurodam, New, SIG, Special interest group, Sustainability, Sustainability, Sustainable development, The Hague, The Netherlands, Environment, Sustainability and Libraries
- Statement on Libraries and Sustainable Development (August 2002)
中文 | français | Italiano | Slovenčina Meeting in Glasgow on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of its formation, the International Federation of Library Associations and...
Publication - 31 March 2009
Tags: Access to information, Advocacy, Libraries, Development and the United Nations 2030 Agenda, Sustainability, Sustainable development, Statements, FAIFE (Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression)