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2nd Memory of the World Global Policy Forum

IFLA will share insight on its activities relating to disaster risk reduction for sustainable preservation of documentary heritage in the upcoming 2nd Memory of the World Global Policy Forum. Read More

  • Events
  • 03 September 2021

Brief on the 2015 UNESCO Recommendation on Safeguarding Documentary Heritage

The UNESCO Memory of the World (MoW) Programme was established in 1992 in the light of the growing awareness of the importance of the preservation of, and access to, documentary heritage. Around the world collections were suffering a variety of fates: illegal trading, destruction, natural disasters and… Read More

  • Publications
  • 08 November 2018

Brief on the 2015 UNESCO Recommendation on Safeguarding Documentary Heritage

Around the world collections were suffering a variety of fates: illegal trading, destruction, natural disasters and loss of interest, leaving many at risk of being lost. In 2015 the Recommendation concerning the preservation of, and access to, documentary heritage including in digital form was adopted by UNESCO, giving new momentum to the Memory of the World Programme. Read More

  • News
  • 08 November 2018
  • By: anonymous

Memory of the World UNESCO Recommendation expert meeting

Documentary heritage in archives, libraries and museums constitutes a major part of the memory of the peoples of the world and reflects the diversity of peoples, languages and cultures. The issue of preserving this heritage has been a source of concern to specialists and other familiar with its fragility and… Read More

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  • 22 June 2015