International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
Gerald Leitner has been the Secretary General of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) for three years. He has spearheaded IFLA’s inclusive Global Vision effort to create a strong and united library field powering literate, informed and participative societies. And the Library Map of the World, a new global resource capturing metrics on libraries that also demonstrates how libraries in different countries contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Before IFLA, he served as Secretary General of the Austrian Library Association and President of the European Bureau of Library Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA).