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Declaration of Human Rights
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen was used to disseminate to the political community the first-ever French Constitution.

The Memory of the World Programme is a part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It is part of a strategy for preserving history. The programme focuses on archives and libraries.

The UNESCO programme began in 1992. It promote the importance of historical documents.

International Advisory Committee

The program is administered by a body known as the International Advisory Committee (IAC). There are 14 members. Each is appointed by the UNESCO Director-General.

Memory of the World Register

Select additions to the World Register are chosen at biannual meetings of the IAC.

Jikji Prize

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The Jikji is the earliest known book printed with movable metal type in 1377.

The Jikji Prize was established with the South Korean government. The $30,000 prize and all costs associated with the prize are funded by South Korea.

Recipients


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