High-Level Colloquium on Information Literacy and Lifelong Learning Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt - Report of Meeting

Breivik, Patricia and Byrne, Alex and Forest Horton, Woody and Ferreiro, Soledad and Boekhorst, Albert and Hassan, Helena and Ponjuan, Gloria and Lau, Jesús and Candy, Phil High-Level Colloquium on Information Literacy and Lifelong Learning Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt - Report of Meeting., 2006 [Report]

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Report of a Meeting Sponsored by the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), National Forum on Information Literacy (NFIL) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). The report is organized according to four primary areas related to Information Literacy: Education and Learning, Health and Human Services, Business and Economic Development, and Governance and Citizenship. It highlights recommendations for empowering citizens across the globe to be information literate. The report also describes numerous activities, strategies and approaches to promote cooperation between governments, NGOs, elements of the Civil Society, and international organizations, as well as opportunities for implementation and future plans. The Report is prefaced by The Alexandria Proclamation, and consists of Dr. Patricia Senn Breivik’s summary of outcomes, “Prague and Alexandria: Steps Toward Social Inclusion,” and the acknowledgements in Part C. Part D, this executive summary, highlights the discussion and recommendations made by the meeting participants. Part E consists of the Recommendations formulated by the Colloquium participants. Part F, which consists of Appendices, including key speeches made by distinguished guests, a list of meeting participants, the programme agenda, and concludes with an edited transcript of the Colloquium proceedings to facilitate readers obtaining more detail on issues of particular concern to them.

Item type: Report
Keywords: information literacy, lifelong learning
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information
Depositing user: Elisabeth Adriana Dudziak
Date deposited: 22 Jan 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 11:56
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/3829

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