[Irtalk] African Ministers of Culture sign Cape Town Declaration 14 August 2015

Ina Smith Ina at assaf.org.za
Tue Aug 18 09:40:39 SAST 2015

Dear Denise

Thank you for your input and contributions, and for always being on the lookout when copyright issues come to the fore. We are fortunate to have you on board!

Kind regards

Ina Smith
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From: irtalk-bounces at lists.lib.sun.ac.za [mailto:irtalk-bounces at lists.lib.sun.ac.za] On Behalf Of Denise Nicholson
Sent: 17 August 2015 08:18 PM
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Subject: [Irtalk] African Ministers of Culture sign Cape Town Declaration 14 August 2015

I attended this pre conference and high level meeting on behalf of DAC's Legal deposit committee.  At the end of their reading out the declaration I asked if they could add one more sentence - on copyright. They agreed and that's good as they are now obliged to do this !!

Regards Denise

From: Hilton Gibson [hilton.gibson at gmail.com]
Sent: 15 August 2015 08:12 PM
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Subject: [Irtalk] Fwd: [IFLA-L] just released: Cape Town Declaration


Hilton Gibson
Ubuntu Linux Systems Administrator
Stellenbosch University Library

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From: Louis Takács <louis.takacs at ifla.org<mailto:louis.takacs at ifla.org>>
Date: 15 August 2015 at 20:01
Subject: [IFLA-L] just released: Cape Town Declaration
To: "ifla-l at infoserv.inist.fr<mailto:ifla-l at infoserv.inist.fr>" <ifla-l at infoserv.inist.fr<mailto:ifla-l at infoserv.inist.fr>>

Cape Town Declaration (2015)

[IFLA WLIC 2015]<http://conference.ifla.org/ifla81>Cape Town, South Africa-14 August 2015

Ministers and country representatives from Angola, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote D'Ivoire Lesotho, Guinea, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan and Swaziland met to discuss the status of libraries and implementation of access to information agenda at a meeting on 14 August 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa-just ahead of IFLA WLIC 2015<http://conference.ifla.org/ifla81>.

IFLA President Sinikka Sipilä, African Library Associations & Institutions (AfLIA) President and national librarians were also present.

The group deliberated on the status of libraries on the African continent and the progress required to meet the global sustainable development goals.

The resulting document is the Cape Town Declaration.

Read the full text: [PDF-English<http://www.ifla.org/files/assets/wlic/2015/documents/cape-town-declaration-of-ministers.pdf>]

SOURCE: http://www.ifla.org/node/9767

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