Lu.“Altan Tobchi” and Mongolian Tanjur are registered as documentary heritage in the Memory of the World Register in 2011
The 10th Meeting of the International Advisory Committee (IAC) was held from 22 to 25 May 2011 in Manchester, United Kingdom. More than 80 remarkable documentary items are considered for inscription on the Memory of the World Register during a meeting of the 14 experts of the International Advisory Committee in Manchester. From these 80 documentary items only 45 were registered as documentary heritage in the Memory of the World Register in 2011 and among 45 items Lu.“Altan Tobchi” and Mongolian Tanjur submitted by Mongolia are registered as well as the Memory of the World Register. Japan, Bulgaria, Switzerland and 8 other countries are registered their documentary heritages for the first time. By registering new 45 items the Memory of the World Program has totally 238 documentary heritages.
The Memory of the World Program established in 1992, is UNESCO’s main program for promotion of all humanity’s documentary heritage, its accessibility and preservation for future generations, and, consequently, an important forum for the debate concerning its social and cultural role and the role of collective memory – or memories – in the life of various societies and international community.
Lu.“Altan Tobchi” – Golden History was written with a bamboo pen on muutuu paper in black ink in Mongolian vertical script. This manuscript presents the history of Mongolia and neighboring countries from Chinggis Khan to Ligden Khan (from 13th to 17th centuries).