Survey on implementing Programme at National Level

Memory of the World Programme is implemented in three levels – international, regional and national. There is a necessity for more information and exploration about the implementation of MoW Programme at national level. Therefore, the questionnaire on the “Implementation of UNESCO Memory of the World Programme at National Level” was prepared by the Latvian National Commission for UNESCO in cooperation with UNESCO Knowledge Society Division, Section for Universal Access and Preservation.

Latvian National Commission for UNESCO in cooperation with the UNESCO Knowledge Society Division, Section for Universal Access and Preservation and with financial support of the UNESCO Participation Programme has made a survey "Implementation of UNESCO Memory of the World Programme at National Level”  which was conducted with financial support of the UNESCO Participation Programme.

The main objective of this survey is to study present situation, worldwide practices and main developments concerning the implementation of Memory of the World Programme at national level. The survey queries the role of various institutions (especially National Commissions for UNESCO and National Memory of the World Committees) and the significance and praxis of establishing National Memory of the World Registers.

Electronic questionnaire was used as a main method for this study. 67 answers from UNESCO Member States have been received (Europe and North America - 25 answers, Asia and the Pacific - 18, Latin America and the Caribbean – 11, Africa – 7, Arab States - 6) and evaluated.

 

"Implementation of UNESCO Memory of the World Programme at National Level" Survey results

Annexes:

Annex 4 - Answers to the Questionnaire by regions
                 A) Africa
                 B) Arab States
                 C) Asia and the Pacific
                 D) Europe and North America
                 E) Latin America and the Caribbean
                Annex 4 (Additional Annexes)

Annex 5 - Report on International Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO (December 7-10, 2011, Riga, Latvia)

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