Commonwealth Library Association (COMLA)
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1972-11-21 Lagos Nigeria
21 Nov 1972, Lagos (Nigeria), as a Commonwealth Professional Association (CPA), previously H-XD6690 - Organisation of Commonwealth Associations (OCA), to increase cooperation 'as an important component of the developmental process'. Constitution amended: 17-19 Nov 1975, Jamaica; 29-30 Sep 1979, Fiji; 2-3 Apr 1990, Malta.
Support and encourage the development of library associations in the Commonwealth; forge, maintain and strengthen professional links between librarians; promote the status and education of librarians and the reciprocal recognition of qualifications in librarianship; improve and initiate library and information research projects; foster and improve the management of library associations; further technical developments of libraries and information centres.
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General Council (governing body). Council, comprising President, Vice President and 7 regional Vice Presidents representing the 7 regional groups of the Association, with Executive Secretary and Immediate Past President as ex-officio members. Regions: East and Central Africa; Southern Africa; West Africa; Americas and Caribbean; Asia; Europe; South Pacific.
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