UNESCO Declaration on the Responsibility of the Present Generations Towards Future Generations

The UNESCO Declaration on the Responsibility of the Present Generations Towards Future Generations, adopted 12 November 1997, requires that present generations should preserve the cultural diversity of humankind, and have the responsibility to identify, protect and safeguard the tangible and intangible cultural heritage and to transmit this common heritage to future generations.

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Date created: 1997

Author: UNESCO

Publisher: UNESCO