An educational project “Conversations about Emigration”, carried out by the National Library of Lithuania last year will be presented at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) conference held in Columbus, Ohio, 13-19 August 2016.
A display, introducing the Project and its activities, will present the participants of the conference a new method, aimed at fostering citizenship and national identity, encouraging young people to know better the origins, cause, course and consequences of the (e)migration phenomenon.
IFLA, organised every year in a different part of the world, attracts over 3,500 participants from more than 120 countries. This huge international event provides the delegates with an opportunity to get acquainted with the library and information science situation of the hosting country and to share positive experiences. This year’s IFLA conference is dedicated to connections, collaboration and community.