Culture is a basic need. A community thrives through its cultural heritage, it dies without it.
Cultural heritage consists of tangible and intangible, natural and cultural, movable and immovable assets inherited from the past. It is of extremely high value for the present and the future of communities. Access, preservation, and education around cultural heritage are essential for the evolution of people and their culture.
The preservation and safeguarding of cultural heritage has always been a priority for IFLA. Here's how we work:
Learn about the Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Strategic Programme and the Professional Units working across IFLA to exchange, develop and disseminate cultural heritage knowledge and experience.
Last update: 4 January 2021