In session E201. Sustainable Libraries I contributed with European examples about how libraries are working with sustainability and UNs Sustainable Development Goals. Marydee Ojala did the same from a U.S. perspective. Thank you for your participation and good questions. My part of the slides is here. Remember that the video will be up on the… Continue reading Sustainable libraries: Thank you CIL Connect – Slides are up
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Article: Sustainability in Danish Public Libraries
If you combine UNs sustainable development goals with libraries you get a powerful force working for a better world for all of us. If you are curious about how Danish libraries approach this work read my article published in English and German from the journal “Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis”. Sustainability in Danish Public Libraries: How… Continue reading Article: Sustainability in Danish Public Libraries
Keynote for Estonian library directors summer school: Public libraries: SDGs, Trends, goals, innovation and connecting with the community.
The UNs Sustainable Development Goals played the leading role in my keynote about trends, goals and innovations that influence our world and, therefore, our communities and libraries. The global goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity. While the 17… Continue reading Keynote for Estonian library directors summer school: Public libraries: SDGs, Trends, goals, innovation and connecting with the community.
Libraries and the Sustainable Development Goals
Libraries worldwide share the common goal to empower people and communities through knowledge, learning and cultural inspiration. Global problems require global solutions. During the ongoing pandemic, scientists have been working together towards a vaccine on a worldwide level. As with the pandemic, the climate and biodiversity crisis is not a problem that respects national borders.For… Continue reading Libraries and the Sustainable Development Goals