Open Working Group’s Final Report Recognises Access to Information

« Over the last eight months, IFLA has been updating members on its participation in meetings of the UN Open Working Group (OWG) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This process will lead to the creation of a new post-2015 development framework which will replace the Millennium Development Goals. IFLA has advocated for the inclusion of access to information in the new framework, which in the context of this process aligned with advocacy by a number of groups on transparency and governance. This process has reached a preliminary conclusion, with positive results for libraries and access to information.

After the last session of the OWG earlier in July, a final Outcome Document was issued (…) »