On August 25 at the General Assembly of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), the Director of Bremen City Library and Speaker of the BI-International Barbara Lison took over office as IFLA President until 2023. Barbara Lison succeeds Christine Mackenzie from Australia, who held the office from 2019-2021.
Barbara Lison presented the substantive priorities and planned projects of her two-year term. Her motto “Libraries building a sustainable future“ shows the responsibility libraries have in a rapid changing environment.
Staff and board members from BII wish Barbara a good start into her new task and success for all her plannings..
You may watch the video recording of the he General Assembly via IFLA-Youtube-channel.
Please view also some information about the “German” IFLA Presidency on the IFLA-Deutschland Website.