IASA maintains operational relations with UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO’s mission is "to contribute to the building of a culture of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information".

UNESCO designated the date of 27 October as the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.


IASA representative for UNESCO relations: Kurt Deggeller

Director, MEMORIAV
Maiengasse 63, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
Phone: +41 31 380 10 82 (direct)
Phone: +41 31 380 10 80 (secretariat)
Fax: +41 31 380 10 81
e-mail: k.deggeller@bluewin.ch