Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC)

The IFLA Strategic Programme on Preservation and Conservation (PAC) has one major goal: to ensure that library and archive materials, published and unpublished, in all formats, will be preserved in accessible form for as long as possible according to the following principles:

  • preservation is essential to the survival and development of culture and scholarship;
  • international cooperation is a key principle;
  • each country must accept responsibility for the preservation of its own publications.

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PAC (Preservation and Conservation), Strategic Programmes

Última actualización: 18 Diciembre 2017

Latest News

IFLA PAC Centres attend Memory of the World General Meeting in Gwangju, Korea

Mr. Udaya Cabral Director, IFLA PAC Center Sri Lanka and Ms. Jaesun Lee, Director, IFLA PAC Center Korea attended the 8th UNESCO, MOWCAP (Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific) General Meeting in Gwangju, Republic of Korea in beginning of June 2018.

3 Julio 2018

Syrian experts attend workshop at the PAC Regional Centre for Asia

The PAC Regional Centre for Asia at the National Diet Library (NDL) of Japan is one of the sixteen IFLA PAC Centres that are spread all over the globe. The PAC Centres have a wide range of expertise concerning preservation and conservation as well as safeguarding cultural heritage. The PAC Regional Centre for Asia is specialised in paper conservation and digitization, it was this expertise that was shared with experts from Syria.

20 Junio 2018

IFLA Welcomes Steps Toward Better Rules for Cultural Heritage Imports into the European Union

New draft European Union legislation looks to make it more difficult to import stolen or looted cultural goods. IFLA has welcomed these steps, and proposed amendments which will ensure that the new rules work as well for documentary heritage as for other types of heritage.

23 Abril 2018

Upcoming Events

PAC Business Meeting (WLIC)

25 Agosto 2018 (World Library Information Congress (WLIC) in Kuala Lumpur. Meeting Room 305)

Session 124: Fragile! Careful Handling Required: Manuscript housing, conservation and metadata documentation for access

26 Agosto 2018 (World Library Information Congress (WLIC) in Kuala Lumpur. Ballroom 1)

Meet the IFLA Team - The work on IFLA's PAC Centres

27 Agosto 2018 (World Library Information Congress (WLIC) in Kuala Lumpur. the IFLA Booth)

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