(25 Oct 2022) The 28th General Conference of Directors of National Libraries in Asia and Oceania (CDNLAO) opened in Jakarta on Tuesday with the theme of sustainable libraries.
“This event aims to be a means of exchanging information and promoting cooperation for library development in Asia and Oceania,” head of the National Library, Muhammad Syarif Bando, said in Jakarta on Tuesday.
Themed “Library Service Impacts on Community: Sustainability, Inclusion, and Innovation,” the opening event, which was held in a hybrid (online and offline) format, was attended by representatives from 30 countries in Asia and Oceania.
The program seeks to revitalize the function of public libraries based on social inclusion. Under the program, public libraries are being revitalized as centers for community empowerment activities, which are committed to improving the quality of life and community welfare.
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