Three new videos highlight proposed changes to IFLA’s Governing Board, Professional Structure, and Regional Structure. 2020 IFLA Dynamic Unit and Impact Award: Call for nominations! 15 Juillet 2020 | Governance. As part of this commitment, we are launching a joint initiative concerned with establishing a joint mission on ecosystem restoration. It will focus primarily on existing and developing urban areas. The survey results provided the following highlights: Based on the consideration of the results of the Member survey, as well as the results of their work to date, IFLA’s Governing Board will work to define concrete proposals for change. The International Union of Architects (UIA) and the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) have a longstanding commitment to work together for the common good. 12 August 2020 Call for papers: IFLA Journal Special Issue on Libraries and COVID-19: Opportunities for Innovation. Your contributions will help the Governing Board improve the plans further, before a series of open virtual round tables in August. IFLA-LRM bases its functional scope based on user tasks—Find, Identify, Select, Obtain, Explore.
The project is to be known as the UIA-IFLA Project on Indigenous Ecosystem Corridors and Nodes (UIA-IFLA IEC+N Project). This project fits directly with the 1st March 2019 resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations to declare 2021-2030 as the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration. In October, we asked for your views about the performance of IFLA’s current governance structure. IFLA's survey of its Members and volunteers, seeking views on the first draft proposals on our new governance structure has closed, with over 700 responses, as well as suggestions via e-mail. We received responses from 269 members of IFLA’s professional units (a 33% response rate), with an average of 10 years of involvement, and 173 IFLA members who are not members of a professional units (12.7% response rate), with an average of 12 years of involvement. Throughout this time, we will be providing updates, and further opportunities to provide your input. We see both UIA and IFLA as having an important role in connecting the professions in a practical way with the UN declaration. FRBRoo, the object-oriented definition of the existing FR models compatible with the CIDOC CRM, is being reviewed so as to bring it into conformance with LRM. With IFLA’s Strategy for 2019-24 in place, now is the time to ensure that we have the right structures, as an organisation, to deliver on our vision and mission. The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of people who rely on libraries and information professionals.An independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization, IFLA was founded in Scotland in 1927 and maintains headquarters at the National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. IFLA's professional structure World Library and Information Congress Durban, South Africa 19 August 2007 - 11:45-13:30 IFLA Professional Structure Review Committee Report and Recommendations 1. The project is to be known as the UIA-IFLA Project on Indigenous Ecosystem Corridors and Nodes (UIA-IFLA IEC+N Project). With IFLA’s Strategy for 2019-24 in place, now is the time to ensure that we have the right structures, as an organisation, to deliver on our vision and mission.
Partnerships. When the Governing Board meets in December, they will bring together their findings so far. It is our pleasure to introduce a new joint venture between the architecture and landscape architecture professions. You are here: Home » News » The Right Structures to Deliver on our Strategy: Update on IFLA’s Governance Review. It is the global voice of the library and information profession. This process is already well underway, drawing strongly on the input provided by IFLA’s Members, reflecting IFLA’s commitment to listening and taking account of the library field’s feedback and views.
IFLA’s Members appreciated that IFLA’s governance structure allows many opportunities for involvement in leadership and that it generally reflects the breadth and diversity of the library field. IFLA’s Governance Review – the process for achieving this – is already well advanced. Professional guidance, Safeguarding Heritage in Danger: IFLA Engages in the Blue Shield International General Assembly, Data for the Development of Libraries: IFLA's Work on Statistics, Libraries, Development and the UN 2030 Agenda, 11th Congress of Baltic Librarians (CoBaL11), Emerging International Voices III: Competitors, Comparators, Complements? Thanks to this, we are in a better place than ever before to build a strong and united library field. Since then, each group has been hard at work interviewing key stakeholders, and reviewing comments received during the Global Vision process, the IFLA Membership Survey 2018, and in Professional Unit workshops. Digital Libraries and Internet Giants (Online), October IFLA Governing Board meeting (Online), Fake News: Impact on Society – 1/4 (Online), From: News Media and Digital Humanities – Digital Scholarship, Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2020 (Online), November IFLA Governing Board meeting (Online), Fake News: Impact on Society – 2/4 (Online), Every Community Connected: A Call to Action, a Pledge to Engage, Understanding Library Tech Needs and Readiness: a new IFLA Briefing, Brazilian libraries: places of affective listening, Access to Information for African Development: 10 Principles for the African Continental Free Trade Area, Libraries on the World Stage: An Interview with the Winners of the WSIS Prize, Emerging International Voices: IFLA Joins with Goethe Institut to Promote the Library Thought Leaders of the Future, IFLA Governing Board meetings September 2020: Update from the President, No matter your age: New Professionals - an open global network eager to meet you, Five ways to show how libraries support the SDGs, Literacy Cannot Wait: How Libraries Have Continued to Fulfil their Mission to Promote Literacy during COVID-19. This project fits directly with the 1st March 2019 resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations to declare 2021-2030 as the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration. 17 August 2020. As a first step in September, we created three Work Groups to examine our Governing Board, Professional Units, and Strategic Committees. They will meet in person again in April 2020, in order to take the next steps towards a final proposal to present to the General Assembly in August 2020.
IFLA’s Governance Review – the process for achieving this – is already well advanced. Digital Libraries and Internet Giants, Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2020, New Formats, New Opportunities at the World Library and Information Congress. If not, what are the issues that must be addressed? IFLA’s Members were in agreement that any changes proposed to the governance structure must be financially sustainable, provide for organisational stability, address regional representation, open doors for participation and inclusion more broadly, and allow new leaders to step forwards. Is the current structure the best to deliver IFLA’s mission, vision, values, and strategic directions?
Background At its meeting in December 2006, the Professional Committee (PC) decided to form a new committee, the IFLA Professional Structure Revi ew Committee, comprising certain members of the … A Task Force on the IFLA Structure was established, and its first meeting was held 18-21 April 1983, at Schloss Reisensburg, Gunzburg, FRG.
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IFLA’s Members appreciated that IFLA’s governance structure allows many opportunities for involvement in leadership and that it generally reflects the breadth and diversity of the library field. IFLAPARL: Parliaments. What solutions would solve those issues, and are those solutions sustainable and aligned with IFLA’s values? IFLA LRM is being aligned with other standards, for example, an alignment between the ISBD element set and LRM has been developed by a task group of the ISBD Review Group with a representative of the FRBR Review Group. It will focus primarily on existing and developing urban areas. Throughout the Global Vision process, leading up to the presentation of the IFLA Strategy 2019-2024 at WLIC 2019 in Athens, IFLA’s Members have played a central role in our transformation. This was followed in May by the first report of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The high relative response rate indicates the strong level of engagement in IFLA’s future.