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World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

UN staff retrieve historic films from the United Nations audiovisual archive. (file November 2004)
UN Photo/Mark Garten

UN spotlights digitization of audiovisual archives to preserve human history on World Day

On Sunday, marking the annual World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, the United Nations recognized the hard work of thousands of preservation experts, from librarians to archivists and caretakers, whose knowledge and devotion is helping ensure the world does not lose valuable history written on film, and in radio and television.