“Rising to Our Challenges: Archives at the ‘G.”
Archives, like the ‘G, can also reach across the community and evoke passion, emotion and devotion. Let’s come together, raise our voices, cheer each other on, and find inspiration to overcome our challenges.
Free virtual webinars. Every Tuesday and Thursday in September, 90 minutes each. Most with simultaneous interpretation in Spanish and English. Topics on access to information and civil and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean.
“Participatory, Inclusive and Sustainable Libraries for the Future.” Metropolitan libraries can play an important role in helping to address these issues, bringing people together and assisting them in exercising their rights. MetLib is aimed at cities with more than 400,000 inhabitants. The conference will be held in a bilingual mode: in English and Spanish.
“Like Clockwork? Multilateralism and International Law in Geneva.” Presented by the ICRC Library, UN Library Geneva, and Geneva Graduate Institute Library. This edition of the IALL annual course will focus on the fields of international law that have developed in conjunction with the work of multilateral organizations based in Geneva, including WHO, the ILO, the WTO, and the ICRC. The course’s program will build upon this unique setting and the wealth of knowledge generated by these organizations. A couple of sessions will also explore how such developments coexist with the Swiss legal system and institutions.
“Enriching Knowledge Societies.” The ICA Abu Dhabi Congress, Enriching Knowledge Societies, will be an opportunity for the global archives profession to share innovative ideas and research and for colleagues from allied and other professions to join the discussion
“Libraries – Writing the Next Chapter.” Programs include Decolonizing LIS Curricula; Educating for Future-ready Librarians; and Impact of Libraries on Communities.”
Hosted by Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania.
“Ngā Aho – Weaving our threads of knowledge together.”
Programs include Openness and Responsibility Between Copyright Law and Open Access; Responsibility and Transparency in Dealing with African Cultural Assets; and Building Across Borders: Challenges and Insights of the Open Access Network of the University Library of Zurich.