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The Memory of the World in the Digital age: Digitization and Preservation
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Presentation of the Conference “The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation” by Assistant Director General for Communication and Information of UNESCO.

UNESCO is organizing an international conference from 26 to 28 September 2012 in Vancouver (BC) Canada, to explore the main issues affecting the preservation of digital documentary heritage, in order to develop strategies that will contribute to greater protection of digital assets and help to define an implementation methodology that is appropriate for developing countries, in particular.

The conference will bring together professionals from the heritage sectors, as well as a range of government, IT industry, rights holders and other stakeholders to assess current policies in order to propose practical recommendations to ensure permanent access to digital documentary heritage.

on this subject: Conference: The Memory of the World in the Digital age

Place/country: UNESCO HQ,
Type: Speech.Round table
Duration: 4 minutes
Credits: Janis Karklins (speaker), UNESCO TV (publisher),
Published in: 2012

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