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Press Release: Creation of the ELSIA Expert Group

11 December 2020


EBLIDA has created the ELSIA (European Libraries and Sustainable development Implementation and Assessment) Expert Group, dealing with the implementation and assessment of the 2030 Agenda in European libraries.  


ELSIA aims are: 


  • To advice the EBLIDA Executive Committee in devising a European policy on SDGs through the implementation of projects, policies and indicators; 


  • To find the appropriate links between the European Structural and Investment Funds 2021-2027 and SDGs in national contexts, thus promoting further funding opportunities in the library field; 


  • To encourage the setting up and the establishment of proper methodologies for the assessment of SDG projects in libraries, in addition to current collection-oriented quantitative library measurement; 


  • To disseminate ELSIA-EG results through awareness, evaluation and training activities.


Ms Alicia Sellés Carot, President FESABID (Spain) accepted to be the ELSIA Chair.  


Press release: Creation of the ELSIA Expert Group





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