Unesco: Memory of the World

UNESCO's programme aiming at preservation and dissemination of valuable archive holdings and library collections worldwide. 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.

Memory of the World Register

http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=26497&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.htmlUNESCO has launched the Memory of the World Programme to guard against collective amnesia calling upon the preservation of the valuable archive holdings and library collections all over the world ensuring their wide dissemination.

Dutch heritage on the Memory of the World Register
In 2003, UNESCO recognized  the collection of Ets Haim - Livraria Montezinos universal importance and inscribed them on the Memory of the World Register together with the archives of the Dutch East India Company.
In 2009 the Diaries of Anne Frank were placed on this special list.

jhm.nljhmkindermuseum.nlhollandscheschouwburg.nlportugesesynagoge.nletshaim.nljoodsmonument.nlmenassehbenisrael.nl