May - June 2013 EIFL newsletter is online
14 May 2013
Our 2013 May - June newsletter issue is now available. Read it online or download PDFs. This issue is packed with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including information on the WSIS 2013 Project Prize that EIFL...
EIFL wins WSIS 2013 Project Prize for excellence
13 May 2013
Prestigious international development prize awarded for excellence in implementing development strategies that leverage the power of ICTs.
Geneva, Switzerland - Today EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) was awarded a WSIS Project Prize...
EIFL 2012 annual report - now available
8 May 2013
The 2012 annual report is now available for viewing and downloading.
Another highly productive and rewarding year has been made possible thanks to ongoing collaboration with over 60 partner and project countries and the continued support of our...
March - April 2013 EIFL newsletter is online
11 Mar 2013
Our 2013 March - April newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including information on two EIFL call for proposals.
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January - February 2013 EIFL newsletter is online
16 Jan 2013
Our 2013 January - February newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a tribute to Internet activist Aaron Swartz and a spotlight on EIFL-FOSS webinars.
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Tribute to Aaron Swartz
15 Jan 2013
EIFL was greatly saddened to learn of the untimely loss of Aaron Swartz. Aaron cared deeply about the values that EIFL holds dear – to create equal access to information for people in developing and transition countries. We were privileged that...
November - December 2012 EIFL newsletter is online
15 Nov 2012
Our 2012 November - December newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on public libraries and the roles they play in reducing unemployment.
Join IGF remotely!
5 Nov 2012
Digital Inclusion and Public Access to the Internet
EIFL, IFLA and ISOC are the organisers of the workshop on Digital Inclusion and Access to the Internet; What Policy Makers Need and how Libraries and other Community Services Can Deliver, at the Internet Governance Forum, in Baku, Azerbaijan. Please...
September-October 2012 newsletter is online
12 Sep 2012
Our 2012 September-October newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the three consortia celebrating 10 years anniversary in 2012.
Spotlight on the GA 2012
1 Aug 2012
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The General Assembly (GA) is the major knowledge-sharing event of the year for EIFL. Coordinators from EIFL partner countries and invited guests meet to discuss EIFL activities and strategies, and to...
EIFL Director receives Hakob Meghapart Jubilee Medal
24 Jul 2012
EIFL Director Rima Kupryte has been awarded the 'Hakob Meghapart' Jubilee Medal for her personal and EIFL’s overall contribution to development of the Armenian library system.
The award was presented by the Director of the National Library of...
Michael Carroll to speak as Keynote at EIFL GA 2012
25 Jun 2012
Professor Michael W. Carroll will be the keynote speaker at this year's EIFL General Assembly.
Michael Carroll is a Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington...
EIFL March - April 2012 newsletter is online
1 Mar 2012
Our March-April newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the successful EIFL-OA advocacy grants.
Dynamic Coalition for Libraries at IGF
28 Feb 2012
Within the context of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) , no arena currently exists for the discussion of Internet governance issues relating to public access intermediaries such as public libraries. Public access to the Internet is tackled...
EIFL General Assembly 2012
20 Feb 2012
We will be visiting Armenia this year. American University of Armenia has generously agreed to host the 2012 EIFL General Assembly, 3-5 July. We are honored that our GA will be a part of the larger Yerevan World Book Capital programme. The...
EIFL January - February 2012 newsletter is online
16 Jan 2012
Our January-February newsletter issue is online, with the latest news on EIFL and partner country activities, including a spotlight on the "Copyright for Librarians" online open curriculum.
EIFL 2011 Highlights
16 Jan 2012
We would like to share our highlights from 2011:
2011 was another busy and productive year at EIFL. To support capacity building, we organized or attended over 90 events, workshops and conferences during the year.
Partner countries continued to...
Brazil tables background paper on libraries at WIPO
21 Nov 2011
The WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), the main body that shapes international copyright law, is dedicating three extra days to libraries and archives. As part of this meeting (SCCR/23), Brazil has tabled a background...