Documentary heritage reflects the diversity of languages, peoples and cultures. It is the mirror of the world and its memory. But this memory is fragile. Every day, irreplaceable parts of this memory disappear for ever.
Photos of documentary heritage submitted for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2012.
Pictorial exhibition of items, either listed on a Memory of the World Register or chosen from projects, which typify the vast range of carriers that make up the documentary heritage of humanity.
On 10 October 2012, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, will attend the celebration of the inscription of the “Construction and Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Two-Plus-Four-Treaty of 1990” on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register, in the presence of Foreign Minister of Germany Guido Westerwelle.