Guiding Principles for Safe Havens for Archives at Risk: A Commentary

Addressing vulnerability and promoting security
May 23, 2020 | Swisspeace International Working Group on Safe Havens for Archives

This publication by the Swisspeace International Working Group on Safe Havens for Archives provides guidance to institutions on situations in which the safeguarding of originals or security copies through relocation, can contribute to Dealing with the Past, or preserving archives that requiring immediate action to protect them from natural disasters. Such archives are often at risk of destruction from neglect, corruption, malicious intent, or natural disasters and need rapid response to ensure protection. The document sets out principles to enable protection for Archives at Risk.

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