IFLA Governing Board Strategic Priorities 2009-2010
1. Society Pillar
Establish a program of work to get libraries on the agenda and promote IFLA's main advocacy themes of:
- Intellectual freedom and access to information;
- Equity and fairness in intellectual property rights;
- Inclusion across the digital divide.
2. Professional Pillar
Ensure an effective structure with appropriate co-ordination of IFLA's professional activities to:
a) develop and increase IFLA's collective knowledge
base on current and emerging issues of professional practice, including
but not limited to:
- strategies for libraries in the digital age;
- the future of collections;
- convergence between libraries, archives and museums;
- disaster preparedness;
b) enable members to learn from each other by sharing success stories and best professional practice;
assist in disaster recovery, in partnership with the wider library and
information community and the broader cultural sector;
d) help to strengthen national associations and the professional infrastructure in countries across the world.
3. Member Pillar
Strengthen, develop and increase the membership base of IFLA by:
a) providing events and opportunities to enable networking and professional development;
b) a range of channels of communication with and between Members in the IFLA working languages;
c) a membership retention and recruitment growth strategy.
Ensure strong foundations for IFLA's Three Pillars through:
a) stable and sustainable finances;
b) maintaining an appropriate and well motivated staff team;
c) a web/ICT structure which is fit for purpose;
d) maintaining good relations with the KB to ensure that IFLA's office needs continue to be met;
e) effective membership administration;
d) effective governance of IFLA.
Last update: 5 October 2012