Global Policy Forum on Preservation of Documentary Heritage for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Type of Event: 
Category 4- International Congress
Contact: 
Fackson Banda (Email: f. banda@unesco.org)

The Forum will focus on disaster risk reduction and management as a key strategy for the preservation of documentary heritage by the concerned memory institutions (archives, libraries, museums, etc.).
The ultimate goal of this event is to encourage national governments and relevant organizations to develop a preventive strategy in response to natural disaster as a priority, increase their understanding of the essential importance of documentary heritage as a resource for humanity and strengthen existing multidisciplinary networks for disaster risk reduction.