Safeguarding Cultural Heritage
Libraries play a vital role in safeguarding cultural heritage, ensuring it continues to inform and inspire people for generations to come. IFLA works both within our organisation and with partners to help protect documentary cultural heritage and the institutions that provide access to it.
IFLA’s confidential register helps secure the safety of the world’s documentary heritage.
Learn about how IFLA works with partners to help safeguard heritage.
These principles provide guidance on how to monitor areas at risk, advocate for, and raise awareness about disaster prevention.
Find out more about IFLA’s work combatting the illicit trafficking of documentary heritage.
Read more on IFLA’s involvement in emergency situations.