UNESCO Statement on Documentary Heritage and COVID-19

UNESCO’s Documentary Heritage Unit, Secretariat of the Memory of the World Programme has been working to clarify the conceptual and practical links between documentary heritage and pandemics. As such, they have now published a statement, co-signed by UNESCO and some of its key internal and external partners (including CCAAA). You can access this here:


UNESCO has included some useful resources for documentary heritage professionals, in a larger effort to mobilize the documentary heritage community amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Feel free to circulate these, along with the statement above, as widely as possible, in addition to providing your own resources that could be useful for this purpose: