In her statement Laurence Engel, president of the National Library of France (Bibliothèque nationale de France – BnF) emphasises that the entire staff of the BnF joins her in expressing its solidarity with the Ukrainian people and strongly condemns the Russian aggression on its territory.
Please find below a list of initiatives taken at BnF level:
A solidarity statement from the President of the BnF (available in French, English and Ukrainian)
Collecting all documents that relate to the conflict (flyers, posters…) via a national initiative
Using the legal deposit of the web to harvest websites related to the crisis
A series of cultural events using BnF collections in order to advocate for Ukrainian written heritage (all events will be hosted at the BnF)