Information, Access, And Development: Setting A Course For The Sustainable Development Goals – Intellectual Property Watch. #SustainableDevelopmentGoals

Informed citizens and communities are also essential to the UN’s 2030 Agenda. We cannot have sustainable development when individuals are not able to deal with new choices and challenges autonomously, drawing on access to information. And we cannot have inclusive development, with no-one left behind, unless this access is real and meaningful for everyone.Libraries have long sought to do this, making sure that the world’s heritage is preserved and made accessible, allowing the sharing of knowledge between institutions and across borders, and giving children, families, students and others the chance to enjoy works which they could never afford to pay for individually.

Source: Information, Access, And Development: Setting A Course For The Sustainable Development Goals – Intellectual Property Watch

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Author: joselepervanche

Professor of Management & Information Technology

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