The National training workshop on “Awareness raising on UNESCO Memory of the World Program” organized by Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO in cooperation with People’s Committee of Bac Giang province opened this morning, September 12, 2019, at Bac Giang city.
Attending the workshop were Mr. Le Hoai Trung, Member of Central Party Committee, Deputy Prime Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chairman of Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO; Mr. Michael Croft, UNESCO Head of Office in Vietnam, PhD. Vu Thi Minh Huong, Vice Chairperson of UNESCO Memory of the World Committee of Asia-Pacific (MOWCAP), Mr. Andrew Henderson, MOWCAP Secretary General, Ms. Helen Jarvis, Acting Chairman of the Sub-Committee for Registration of Documents MOWCAP, Mr. Le Anh Duong, Vice Chairman of Bac Giang People’s Committee and 130 representatives from museums, archives and libraries from Bac Giang province and across Vietnam.
The seminar will be run from September 12-13 2019, and will include a site visit to the Vinh Nghiem Pagoda woodblock collection, inscribed on the MOWCAP register in 2012: https://mowcaparchives.org/items/show/94