Global Policy Forum on Preservation of Documentary Heritage for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management for Sustainable Preservation of Documentary Heritage

The Forum will focus on disaster risk reduction and management as a key strategy for the sustainable preservation of documentary heritage by the concerned memory institutions (archives, libraries, museums, etc.).
The ultimate goal of this event is to encourage national governments and relevant organizations to develop a preventive strategy in response to natural disaster as a priority, increase their understanding of the essential importance of documentary heritage as a resource for humanity and strengthen existing multidisciplinary networks for disaster risk reduction.

For the Draft Programme, please click here:


Type of Event Category 4- International Congress
Start 11.12.2018 08:30 local time
End 11.12.2018 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Banda, Fackson
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Fackson Banda (Email: f.
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room IV
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Draft Programme
Link 2 Memory of the World
Link 3
Link 4