About the Africa Section


The main priorities and objectives of this Section are human resources development, training, capacity building, and incorporation of information technology in all programmes.

Mailing Lists


Africa Section Standing Committee Member mailing list.  The purpose of the list is to facilitate discussion among the Standing Committee Members of the IFLA Africa Section.

Note: AFRICA-C is a closed list (restricted to Standing Committee Members).


Africa Section mailing list. The aim of the list is to facilitate communication with library community within the African continent. The objective of the Section amongst other things, seeks to promote and strengthen Library Associations, the Profession and Library/ Information Services in Africa; The Section seeks to create and maintain links with other Sections of IFLA as well as related bodies/ organizations for the benefit of the profession and services in Africa.

Note: AFRICA-L is a closed list (restricted to subscribers). Anyone interested in the goals and activities of Africa Section may apply to join.


Last update: 9 October 2015