International Organization

LIBER Statement on Ukraine

LIBER is concerned and follows with sadness the development of the events taking place in Ukraine. We express our solidarity with the Ukrainian people, and colleagues of the Ukrainian scientific, academic and student communities.

As a research library community, LIBER emphasises the right to research and knowledge for all during this conflict and fully supports the international library and university community in mobilising accurate information about the situation in Ukraine, in order to preserve democracy and freedom of expression as well as to protect the lives and careers of Ukrainian citizens, academics, students, researchers and civil society actors.

This war will have serious consequences for research and education in Ukraine. We will monitor the situation closely and are determined to do all we can to help researchers and students in higher education institutions in this country.