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The European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations is an independent umbrella association of library, information, documentation and archive associations and institutions in Europe.

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The Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development

18 August 2014

Signed by EBLIDA and more than 125 organisations aims to positively influence the United Nations post-2015 development agenda

The Declaration calls upon United Nations Member States to make an international commitment through the post-2015 development agenda to ensure that everyone has access to, and is able to understand, use and share the information that is necessary to promote sustainable development and democratic societies.

The Declaration was launched at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Lyon, France, 15-22 August 2014. Organisations who share the vision expressed are invited to sign the Declaration between May 2014 and August 2015.

Read the Declaration.

 

 

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