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The 2019 IFLA APR Congress was held in Cebu, the Philippines from 7-9 November, with a theme focused on engaging communities with sustainable development: "Commonssense". It began with a wonderful opening ceremony about the spirit of place, featuring an indigenous ritual to bring peace and constructive energy to the people attending the event. Floating scarves, a gentle gong and a subtle singing ...

Oslo Opera House

The 2019 IFLA World Council meeting was held on 16-17 September in Oslo, attended by delegates from most of the 77 national organisations which are members of IFLA. The meeting began with presentations from the Emerging Professional Advocates working group, about their vision for the future of the profession, with action on climate change the clear priority. President James Hayter then made an ...