On behalf of the National Information Worker’s Association of Namibia (NIWAN), the SCECSAL XXIV National Organizing Committee is inviting you to participate in the blended SCECSAL XXIV conference, to be held at Safari Hotel and Conference Centre in Windhoek, Namibia, as well as virtually through a dedicated ZOOM link,

from the 8th – 12th February 2021.

Inclusive Libraries and Information Services Toward Achieving Prosperity for Sustainable Development in Africa

Draft Programme 21 January 2021

Call for Local Exhibitors

Call for International Exhibitors

More than 60 papers will be presented from the following subthemes

  1. Access to information: issues and challenges (e.g Marrakesh Treaty; Cape Town Declaration)
  2. African libraries as drivers of the national development agenda.
  3. Digital Scholarship and Open Access
  4. Good Governance: Accountability, transparency and ethics by information professionals and records managers
  5. Inclusive libraries and library services: good practices and success stories
  6. Information for empowerment:  achieving human rights, gender equality and empowering women and children with information through libraries and information centres.
  7. Information literacy and the Knowledge Economy
  8. Indigenous Knowledge & Preservation of Cultural Heritage
  9. Innovative digital technology-based library and information services in Africa
  10. Specialised information services in support of development
    (e.g. in agriculture, climate change, health, environment,
    industrialisation agenda, etc.).
Countdown to SCECSAL XXIV

More than 60 papers from Botswana; Eswatini, Ghana, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, United States of America, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Actual Topics - 10 Sub-themes

Lunches and coffees included

Safari Hotels & Conference Centre

Excellent Hotel & Conferencing Facilities

Library Tours around Windhoek

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