Memory of the World

Review of the Memory of the World Programme

In 2015, the International Advisory Committee (IAC) of the Memory of the World (MoW) Programme initiated a review of the MoW Programme. On 6 April 2018, the Chair of the IAC, submitted to UNESCO, after approval by the IAC, three documents arising out of this IAC-led review. These documents are not part of the official documentation prepared for the 204th session of the Executive Board. The action plan to be presented during this session of the Executive Board by the Director-General, as part of the comprehensive review of the MoW Programme requested by Decision 202 EX/15, proposes to include these documents for the 205th session of the Executive Board, along with comments from the MoW Secretariat, Legal Adviser and the Ethics Officer. The documents can be accessed by clicking on the links below:

On 9 July 2018, the MoW Secretariat organized an information session for Member States on the comprehensive review of the MoW Programme: Key documents presented can be found below: