9th Meeting of the International Advisory Committee and Memory of the World Sub-Regional Workshop

Bridgetown, Barbados 27-31 July 2009

© Joie Springer
Holetown, Barbados

The 9th Meeting of the International Advisory Committee (IAC) and Memory of the World Sub-Regional Workshop was held in Bridgetown, Barbados, from  27 to 31 July 2009

The International Advisory Committee (IAC) is appointed by the Director-General of UNESCO to guide the planning and implementation of the Memory of the World Programme as a whole.

The main purpose of the meeting is to review the progress achieved by the Memory of the World Programme and make recommendations to the Director-General concerning the inscription of documentary heritage on the Memory of the World Register, as well as raising funds for the Programme.

The IAC meeting will be preceded by a two-day sub-regional workshop to promote and strengthen MoW in the region and to develop a CARICOM/MoW action plan for 2009-2011.

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