The open dialogue focused on how MENA Libraries can play a vital role in supporting the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. It gave the space for libraries from the hosting country to share experiences and projects that support the UN 2030 SDG Agenda. The floor was, likewise, given to different suppliers and publishers to inform how their companies are supporting access to research published in the Arab world through their products, platforms, and open access initiatives. Moreover, the sessions highlighted the challenges facing the region nowadays whether political, financial, the lack of collaboration etc.
Date: October 7 2019
Location: UN House, Beirut, Lebanon