IFLA-UNESCO Public Library Manifesto 2022 (.pdf)

« (…) This Manifesto proclaims UNESCO’s belief in the public library as a living force for education, culture, inclusion and information, as an essential agent for sustainable development, and for individual fulfilment of peace and spiritual welfare through the minds of all individuals.
UNESCO therefore encourages national and local governments to support and actively engage in the development of public libraries. (…) »

source > repository.ifla.org, juillet 2022