International Advisory Committee of Memory of the World Programme to meet in Lijiang (China), June 13 to 17UNESCO and the State Archives Administration of China will host the 7th meeting of the International Advisory Committee of UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme in Lijiang (China) from June 13 to 17. During the meeting, the Committee will review requests by Member States of UNESCO to inscribe documentary heritage properties on the Memory of the World Register.
The 14-member Committee will recommend which properties should be added to the Register. These recommendations will then be transmitted to the Director-General of UNESCO, who decides on the inscriptions. The members of the Committee are international experts appointed by the Director-General in their personal capacity for their authority in the field of documentary heritage preservation. In Lijiang, they will also consider progress achieved by the Memory of the World Programme and propose funding for new projects.
|Source||Media Advisory N°2005-38|
|Website 1 (URL)||Internet Site|
|Publication Date||01 Jun 2005|