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

When :

from Tuesday 11 December, 2018
to Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Type of event :

Category 4- International Congress

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Room IV, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

Fackson Banda (Email: f.

The Forum will focus on disaster risk reduction and management as a key strategy for the sustainable 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.

For the Draft Programme, please click here: