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).
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