At Risk? Towards Resilient Preservation of Documentary Heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean

When, local time: 
Monday, 22 October 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Panama, Panama
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Fackson Banda (Email:

This side event (alongside the UNESCO Open Science Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean) will bring together experts and policymakers to analyze how the impact of natural and other forms of disaster can be ameliorated using cutting-edge scientific techniques as well as innovative policy interventions that link preservation efforts to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, particularly in light SDG 11, target 4 on strengthening “efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural … heritage.”