2007 - Phonogrammarchiv, Austrian Academy of Sciences

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2007 UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize awarded to Phonogrammarchiv, Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna.

Upon recommendation of the 8th International Advisory Committee meeting of the Memory of the World Programme which took place in Pretoria, South Africa, from 13-15 June 2007, Mr. Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, approved the awarding of the UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize 2007 to the Phonogrammarchiv, Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, Austria, based on the Archive's commitment to preservation.

The Phonogrammarchiv is Austria's audiovisual research archive. Founded as the first sound archive of the world in 1899, it has expanded its activities to include, from 2001 onward, videographic research footage.

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