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UNESCO hosts a global policy forum on disaster risk reduction for preserving documentary heritage

In a first for the Memory of the World (MoW) Programme, about 60 experts drawn from multiple disciplinary backgrounds met at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris during the Organization’s inaugural edition of the MoW Global Policy Forum on documentary heritage.

Held on 11 December 2018 under the theme “Disaster Risk Reduction and Management for Sustainable Preservation of Documentary Heritage,” the forum aimed to draw attention to disaster risk reduction as a strategic framework for conceptualizing and elaborating policies and strategies to combat against natural and man-made disasters …