Lobbying for European libraries is one of the main goals of EBLIDA and is performed at various levels.
(Vincent Bonnet, EBLIDA Director at WIPO, SCCR/33, Geneva, Switzerland)
Establishing trust through the quality of our actions, representing the interests of European libraries and utilizing our networks effectively are the qualities that define our work.
Advocacy and Lobbying for libraries in Europe is the overall activity of EBLIDA.
In order to achieve the best of it, EBLIDA focuses on 2 main related activities:
To help Libraries argue for access for all to the benefits of the information society in all formats EBLIDA is working on establishing an online Knowledge and Information Centre (KIC).
EBLIDA response to Public Consultation on the review of the directive on the re-use of Public Sector Information (PSI) Directive 2013/37/EU12 December 2017: Public consultation on Public Sector Information (PSI) Directive Read more >
BLOG POST: We need an educated and diverse Society, with autonomous Citizens who trust the Institutions01 December 2017: Only a well-educated and diverse society, with autonomous citizens trusting their Institutions will make the European Ideal a reality. Read more >
BLOG POST: WIPO SCCR35 - 3 Institutions / 1 Mission16 November 2017: At WIPO SCCR 35, library, archive and museum underline the connections between the 3 types of institutions to move the agenda forward. Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter November 201709 November 2017: The November issue of EBLIDA Newsletter is now available! Enjoy reading! Read more >
BLOG POST: Esou leeft et an Europa Bibliothéiken24 October 2017: Jean-Marie Reding (EBLIDA EC) and Viviane Reding (MEP) discuss on how libraries work in Europe (in Luxembourgish) Read more >